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Ham and Cheese Tortellini
Ham and Cheese Tortellini
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

This Ham and Cheese Tortellini dinner recipe is filling and flavorful.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dinner casserole, easy dinner, tortellini
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 589 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 bag frozen tortellini a large bag
  • 9 oz black forest ham lunch meat
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas small bag
  • 1 ½ cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ onion
  • 8 oz chicken broth
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a skillet, melt 1 tbsp butter over medium-high heat.

  2. Dice ½ an onion and brown in the skillet.

  3. Open the ham and dice the ham. Add to the onion mixture.
  4. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant, 30-60 seconds.
  5. In the skillet, add chicken broth and the tortellini. Cover and bring to a boil. Cook for 12 minutes.
  6. Pour in ¼ cup heavy cream.
  7. Add 1 ½ cups frozen peas (more or less depending on your preference) and stir into the tortellini mixture.
  8. Stir in ½ cup of shredded Monterey Jack cheese and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Transfer the tortellini mixture from the skillet to a baking dish.
  10. Top with the remaining Monterey Jack cheese and broil for about 3 minutes or until the cheese is getting bubbly. Be sure to watch it to make sure it doesn’t burn.
  11. Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

You can use any type of frozen tortellini that you like.

I also think buying the diced ham would work instead of cutting up lunch meat if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts
Ham and Cheese Tortellini
Amount Per Serving
Calories 589 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 106mg35%
Sodium 1227mg53%
Potassium 284mg8%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 699IU14%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 369mg37%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.