Totally Awesome Tortellini Alfredo
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INGREDIENTS
  • 8 oz Turkey Ham, Chopped
  • 9 oz Tortellini
  • 1/2 cup Frozen Broccoli
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Clove, Minced
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • dash Black Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan, Grated
DIRECTIONS
  1. *On a cutting board use a sharp knife to cut the ham into small pieces and set aside
  2. Cook tortellini in a large saucepan following the package directions, adding the broccoli with the pasta so they cook at the same time
  3. *Pour tortellini mixture into colander to drain
  4. *Add the butter to the empty saucepan and put to med-low heat
  5. *Cook about 20 seconds or until butter is melted and add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds, stirring with the wooden spoon
  6. *Use a rubber scraper to remove half of the cream cheese from the tub and carefully add to the saucepan (save remaining cream cheese for another use)
  7. *Add milk to the saucepan, use a wire whisk to stir until mixture is smooth and stir in the ham and pepper
  8. *Cook and stir for 2 minutes
  9. *Add the tortellini mixture to the ham mixture in the saucepan
  10. *Using the wooden spoon, gently stir until combined and pass parmesan cheese to sprinkle over the tortellini
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Submitted by: Leah