Tortellini With Porcini Mushroom Sauce

Recipe by Dr. Jenny
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place porcini mushrooms in a 2-cup measuring cup; add enough hot water to measure 2 cups. Let stand until mushrooms are soft, about 20 minutes.
  • Drain mushrooms, reserving soaking liquid. Coarsely chop porcini mushrooms.
  • Cook tortellini in large pot of boiling salted water per package directions. Tortellini should be just tender but still firm to the bite. Stir occasionally while boiling.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots; saute until golden and tender, about 4 minutes.
  • Add mushrooms and 3 tsp thyme; saute 2 minutes.
  • Stir in 1 cup mushroom soaking liquid and cream; boil until thickened to light sauce consistency, about 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Drain tortellini; return to same pot. Add mushroom mixture and toss to coat.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer tortellini to bowl; sprinkle with 1/4 cup cheese and 1 tsp thyme.
  • Serve immediately.
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