Pesto Alfredo Tortellini

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Lyuba Brooke


  • 20 oz refrigerated three cheese tortellini
  • Salt
  • 1/3 cup prepared homemade pesto
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 large clove of garlic
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup dry Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream
  • Salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese
  • More fresh grated Parmesan for topping


  1. Cook tortellini in a large pot with some salted water, according to the package. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a small sauce pot, melt butter over medium heat and add pressed garlic.
  3. Saute until fragrant (just a few seconds) and slowly add heavy cream WHILE whisking. Heat through on medium heat, keep stirring slowly.
  4. Add sour cream, Parmesan cheeses, salt and pepper. Keep cooking on medium-low heat for about 5-7 minutes, stirring often, until all smooth.
  5. In the pot where you cooked the tortellini, add pesto and mix well.
  6. Add Alfredo sauce and Mozzarella cheese. Mix well and serve.
  7. Top each plate with some fresh grated Parmesan cheese.
  8. (You can always served this dish with grilled chicken on top or a nice seared steak.)

Recipe Notes

Recipe from Lyuba @ 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.