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Bacon Tortellini Alfredo – 15 Minute Dinner

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Bacon Tortellini Alfredo – 15 Minute Dinner

Recipe by Julia PachecoCourse: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

3

minutes
Cooking time

12

minutes

Ingredients

  • 7 strips of bacon

  • 2 tbs minced garlic

  • 20oz refrigerated cheese tortellini

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 4oz cream cheese, cut into cubes

  • 1 cup parmesan cheese

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Directions

  • Cut the bacon into small bite sized pieces
  • Add bacon into a skillet over medium heat and cook until crispy. Remove to a plate lined with paper towel and set to the side. Save 1 tbs of the bacon grease in the pan.
  • To a large pot of boiling water add the cheese tortellini and cook according to the package instructions. Drain and set to the side.
  • In the same skillet you cooked the bacon in whisk the minced garlic in for 20 seconds. Now whisk in the chicken broth. Let simmer for one minute. Whisk in heavy cream and cream cheese. Let simmer and continue to whisk until the cream cheese is well combined.
  • Whisk in the parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Once the parmesan melts add the cooked drained tortellini and cooked bacon in stir well. Enjoy!

Recipe Video

2 Comments

  1. I’m going to try this, it looks too delicious!

  2. Donna Saums

    Tried this tonight, yummy, rich. Started with sliced mushrooms, removed them, and proceeded as directed. At end I put a couple handfuls of fresh baby spinach and allowed it to wilt.

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