Tortellini with peas and pancetta Recipe

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Light meal ideal for summer, full of delicious pancetta flavor and clean, green taste of peas.

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Servings: 2 servings


Cost per serving $4.55 view details


Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the tortellini and cook according to the instructions on the package. Drain, but keep ½ cup of the cooking water.
Sauté pancetta until crisp, 3-4 minutes, in hot olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic, sauté for 1 minute, until fragrant.
Ladle in about ½ cup of the pasta cooking water and simmer for about 1 minute. Add the tomato puree; continue to simmer for 3-4 minutes until reduced by about half.
Add the cream, simmer for 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens slightly. Set aside.
Add tortellini and peas to the skillet with pancetta, tossing to coat with the sauce.Sprinkle with parsley and the Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 245g
Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories 656  
Calories from Fat 254 39%
Total Fat 28.54g 36%
Saturated Fat 12.18g 49%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 1350mg 56%
Potassium 415mg 12%
Total Carbs 65.82g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4.0g 13%
Sugars 3.11g 2%
Protein 34.09g 55%
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