Tortellini with Peas and Prosciutto Recipe

    4 Servings


  • 1 10-ounce package Fresh Cheese Tortellini
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 3 ounces Prosciutto, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups Peas, fresh or frozen
  • 1/3 cup Sundried Tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh Chopped Basil, plus extra for garnish
  • Parmesan Cheese, for serving


  1. Cook the tortellini in a boiling pot of water ala dente according to package directions. Drain and keep warm. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water.
  2. Heat olive oil on medium heat in a large frying pan.
  3. Add prosciutto and cook for about 5 minutes or until crispy.
  4. Add garlic, peas and sun dried tomatoes to the pan and cook for another 5 minutes or until peas are tender.
  5. After tortellini are cooked, add the reserved pasta water to the prosciutto and peas in the pan.
  6. Bring the mixture to a simmer and add tortellini.
  7. Add light cream and chopped basil.
  8. Stir to combine, cooking for another few minutes.
  9. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese and garnish with extra basil. 


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Author: Lisa Grant
Recipe Yields: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 105
Calories 376

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
  Saturated Fat 3g
Sodium 914mg
Total Carbohydrate 42g
  Dietary Fiber 3g
  Sugars 5g
Protein 16g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Lisa Grant

About Lisa

Like all moms, Lisa needs quick and easy dinners during the week for her busy family. As our Easy Dinners Fanatic, she creates meals that you can make between soccer and band practice that are full of flavor and good for you too. You can see more from Lisa on Jersey Girl Cooks.