Tortellini with Prosciutto and Peas in a Cream Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 336.4
  • Total Fat: 14.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 52.9 mg
  • Sodium: 1,186.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 21.4 g

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Introduction

This is recipe I found in the Weight Watchers Make It in Minutes. However I swapped skim milk for whole mild and added some crushed red pepper. It comes together quickly and is great for a weeknight meal with a salad. This is recipe I found in the Weight Watchers Make It in Minutes. However I swapped skim milk for whole mild and added some crushed red pepper. It comes together quickly and is great for a weeknight meal with a salad.
Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    1/2 pound refrigerated fresh cheese tortelini
    1 cup frozen peas
    1/4 cup of diced prosciutto
    2 Tbs all-purpose flour
    1 cup skim milk
    1/2 cup of grated parmesan
    1/2 tsp coarsely ground cheese
    1/4 tsp crushed red pepper

Directions

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the tortellini and cook according to package directions. Stir in the peas the last 2 minutes of cooking; drain.

Meanwhile coat a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and heat over medium heat. Add the prosciutto and cook, stirring occasionally until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes. Remove a nd reserve the prosciutto. Dissolve the flour in the milk in a smal bowl and add to the skillet. Cook stirring constantly until thickened, 8-10 minutes Remove from the heat and stir in the parmesan cheese and pepper. Add the prosciutto, tortellini and peas to coat.

Serving Size: divide into three equal servings

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEFSOPHIE.

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