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Ham, Peas, and Cheese Tortellini

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Total Time:
20 mins
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Skill Level:
Beginner
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Servings:
2 Servings

This speedy ham peas and cheese tortellini recipe is perfect for busy weeknights—anytime favorites cubed ham tossed with cheese tortellini a View More expand_more

This speedy ham peas and cheese tortellini recipe is perfect for busy weeknights—anytime favorites cubed ham tossed with cheese tortellini and peas in a rich, creamy sauce. It comes together in just 20 minutes but tastes like you’ve spent all day making it!

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Ham, Peas, and Cheese Tortellini
alarm
Total Time:
20 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
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Servings:
2 Servings

Ingredients


Product ImageAnytime Favorites Cubed Ham
  • 8 oz Smithfield Anytime Favorites Cubed Ham8 oz
  • 8 oz Fresh or frozen cheese tortellini8 oz
  • 1/2 cup Frozen peas1/2 cup
  • 2 tablespoons Unsalted butter2 tablespoons
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced2 cloves
  • 1 cup Heavy whipping cream1 cup
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated3/4 cup
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chopped fresh parsley (optional)

Instructions


  1. Bring water to boil in a pot with a healthy pinch of salt. Cook tortellini according to directions on packaging. Add frozen peas to pot with about 60 seconds left of cook time. Carefully drain peas and tortellini when ready and set aside in a bowl.

  2. Place butter in pot with medium heat. Add garlic to pot and stir with melted butter for 2 minutes. Pour in cream and bring to a boil. Let boil for 2 minutes while stirring frequently. Mix in parmesan cheese, stirring another 2-3 minutes or until melted. Add ham, tortellini and peas back into the pot and coat with cream sauce. Cook on medium low heat for another 5 minutes to heat ingredients all the way through. Season lightly with salt and pepper, adding fresh parsley to the top if desired. Remove from heat and serve while hot.

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Ingredients


  • 8 oz Smithfield Anytime Favorites Cubed Ham8 oz
  • 8 oz Fresh or frozen cheese tortellini8 oz
  • 1/2 cup Frozen peas1/2 cup
  • 2 tablespoons Unsalted butter2 tablespoons
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced2 cloves
  • 1 cup Heavy whipping cream1 cup
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated3/4 cup
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chopped fresh parsley (optional)

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