Tortellini with Prosciutto and Peas in a Creamy Sauce


Tortellini with Prosciutto and Peas in a Creamy Sauce

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 421kcal


  • 1/2 lb refrigerated fresh cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 lb deli-sliced prosciutto chopped
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper


  • Cook the tortellini according to package directions, in a large pot of boiling water. Stir in peas during the last 2 minutes of cooking; drain
  • Coat a large skillet with nonstick spray and heat over medium heat. Add the prosciutto and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes. Remove and reserve the prosciutto.
  • Dissolve the flour in the milk in a small 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, and toss to coat.


Calories: 421kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 1432mg | Potassium: 379mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1700IU | Vitamin C: 14.9mg | Calcium: 500mg | Iron: 2mg