Creamy Baked Tortellini {With a white sauce with cheese!}

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This cheesy creamy baked tortellini it is perfect all year! Add an extra quick homemade cheese sauce with tender tortellini and ham and peas.

Swap out the add-ons for your favorites (or whatever you have on hand) to create a quick and delicious pasta recipe!

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This baked tortellini recipe will be a winner because there are so many different toppings and toppings, you can use just about anything you have on hand and everyone will love it!

How to make baked tortellini

This creamy baked tortellini recipe is very simple to prepare.

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  1. Cook the tortellini according to the package directions. Don't overcook, they will cook more in the oven.
  2. Prepare the cheese sauce (according to the recipe below).
  3. Combine everything in a saucepan and top with the remaining cheddar cheese and bake uncovered.

Variations

  • Swap the ham for leftover chicken or turkey
  • Swap the peas for the roasted vegetable leftovers
  • Add fresh vegetables that have been steamed or crispy stir fry. Steamed broccoli is a favorite!
  • Swap the cheeses for what's in your fridge. Make sure that at least one of the cheeses has a bold flavor.

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Shortcut: Swap the homemade sauce for Alfredo sauce in a jar (you will need approximately 22 oz or 1 1/2 (15 oz each jars) and add the cheeses.

Add leftover roasted vegetables or leftover chicken instead of ham.

What to serve with baked tortellini

Depending on what you put in your exclusive version of tortellini bake, just about anything can go a long way! Try a crisp, fresh salad with a spicy vinaigrette, beet salad, or even a plain salad.

Serve with a slice of garlic bread!

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Do you have leftovers?

Creamy tortellini leftovers make great school and work lunches the next day! It can even be served cold!

  • To reheat: Thaw in the refrigerator and reheat in the microwave. Add a little milk to slim down a bit if necessary.

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Creamy baked tortellini

This simple baked tortellini is packed with creamy, cheesy goodness!

  • 20 oz refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups chopped ham
  • 2 butter spoons
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 2/3 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded minced cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup frozen thawed green peas

  • Preheat oven to 350 ° F.

  • Cook the tortellini according to the package directions.

  • Combine butter, garlic, and basil in saucepan. Cook over medium heat 3-4 minutes or until fragrant.

  • Add flour and seasonings. Cook 1 minute. Add milk little by little until smooth. Bring to a boil while stirring over medium heat.

  • Remove from heat and add 1 cup of cheddar and parmesan cheese until smooth and melted.

  • Combine tortellini, sauce, ham, and green peas in a 9×13 skillet. Top with remaining cheddar cheese and bake uncovered, 15-20 minutes.

  • Calories: 484, Carbs: 37 g, Protein: 28 g, Fat: 25 g, Saturated fat: 12 g, Cholesterol: 87 mg, Sodium: 966 mg, Potassium: 237 mg, Fiber: 4 g, Sugar: 6 g, Vitamin A: 557 IU, Vitamin C: 7 mg, Calcium: 366 mg, Iron: 3 mg

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