Ham & Cheese Tortellini
Quick and easy dinner recipe loaded with ham, cheese, peas and tortellini!
- 19 oz cheese tortellini frozen
- 1 c. peas
- 1/4 c. butter
- 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
- 1 1/4 c. fat-free milk
- 1/4 c. half and half cream
- 1 1/2 c. cubed fully cooked lean ham
- 4 ounces fat free cream cheese cubed
- 1 tsp dried basil
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/2 c. grated Romano cheese
In a large saucepan, cook tortellini according to package directions.
In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add milk and cream. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened.
Add the ham, peas, basil, garlic powder, and pepper; cook and stir until cream cheese is melted. Mix in grated cheese. Drain tortellini; add to pan and heat through.
Calories: 626kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 1584mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 451mg | Iron: 4mg