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Creamy Spring Tortellini with Peas Asparagus and Bacon

Delicious creamy tortellini dish made comforting with Parmesan cream sauce and crispy bacon and it’s also loaded with peas and asparagus.
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword asparagus, pasta, tortellini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 1214 kcal
Author Lyuba Brooke

Ingredients

  • 9 oz three cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 small yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup peas you can use frozen peas
  • 1 cup chopped asparagus
  • 2 lg garlic cloves
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup shaved Parmesan cheese
  • Salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • .25 lb crispy slices of bacon (5-6 slices)
  • Oil for cooking
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Instructions

  1. Cook tortellini according to the package instructions, drain and set aside.
  2. Preheat a cooking pan over medium heat and add a couple of tablespoons of oil.
  3. Add onions and saute until transparent.
  4. Add peas and asparagus. Saute until asparagus starts to soften. Press in garlic and season with some salt and pepper. Mix well and cook veggies for about 5 more minutes.
  5. Pour in heavy cream while stirring. Add shaved Parmesan cheese and stir until cheese is melted. Taste and add more salt and pepper if needed.
  6. Stir in tortellini until completely mixed in and cook for a couple of minutes.
  7. Chop crispy cooked bacon and stir it in right before taking the pan off heat.
  8. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from Lyuba @ willcookforsmiles.com All images and content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission. If you want to share this recipe, please simply link back to this post for the recipe. Thank you.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Spring Tortellini with Peas Asparagus and Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1214 Calories from Fat 756
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 84g 129%
Saturated Fat 42g 210%
Cholesterol 265mg 88%
Sodium 1380mg 58%
Potassium 532mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 74g 25%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 9g
Protein 42g 84%
Vitamin A 57.3%
Vitamin C 35.4%
Calcium 59.5%
Iron 32.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.