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Ham and cheese tortellini in bowl
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Ham & Cheese Tortellini

Quick and easy dinner recipe loaded with ham, cheese, peas and tortellini!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 626kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

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Nutrition

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