Tortellini with prosciutto cream sauce

Tortellini with prosciutto cream sauce


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About this recipe: Children love this Italian pasta dish!! Prosciutto melting in fresh cream on top of soft tortellini is a delicious and complete meal. You can use one thick slice of prosciutto or several thin slices...just make sure it's fresh!


Serves: 3 

  • 1 packet meat-filled tortellini
  • 25g butter
  • 100g prosciutto, sliced into strips
  • 200ml double cream
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add tortellini and cook for 8 minutes.
  2. In a frying pan, melt the butter. Add the prosciutto, then the cream. Season with salt and pepper and stir gently.
  3. When tortellini are ready, drain and add them to the sauce in the frying pan. Add the nutmeg. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve.

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This was excellent! I must say though that I used chicken and prosciutto stuffed ravioli and they added a lot to the flavor. Easy dinner - delicious and company worthy too. - 17 Sep 2012

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