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Creamy Pesto Tortellini Recipe

    6 Servings


  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 13 ounces Smoked Turkey Sausage, such as kielbasa, sliced
  • 20 ounces Fresh Cheese Tortellini
  • 3/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • 3/4 cup Skim Milk
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Pesto


  1. Boil tortellini according to package directions.
  2. In a large skillet melt butter. Add sausage and sauté over medium high heat until browned. 
  3. Mix cream, milk, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper together. Pour over cooked sausage.
  4. Bring to a simmer and cook for 3-4 minutes until it starts to thicken. Add in cooked tortellini, tossing to coat.
  5. Stir in pesto until everything is blended. Taste and add more salt and pepper if necessary.
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