Tortellini Sausage Alfredo
1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated cheese or spinach tortellini
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 pound bulk Italian sausage
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
2 tablespoons flour
1 1/4 cups milk
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add the tortellini, olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder and nutmeg. Cook according to package directions or until tortellini are tender; drain.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook sausage, onion, green pepper and mushrooms over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Drain and discard fat. Stir in flour until no longer visible; gradually add milk while stirring. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Carefully add tortellini to the sausage mixture. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and Worcestershire sauce.
Servings: Serves 2.