Tortellini with Ham, Peas, and Tomato Cream Sauce Recipe

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Charlene Published: March 29, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Tortellini with Ham, Peas, and Tomato Cream Sauce

This easy yet satisfying pasta dish simply tosses cheese tortellini with ham and peas in a rich flavorful sauce. Cook this meal in 30 minutes!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tbspbutter
  • 1onion
  • cupcanned crushed tomatoes,(from one 28-oz can)
  • 1tspsalt
  • ¼tspfresh-ground black pepper
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • 1lbcheese tortellini
  • ¼lbham
  • ¾cupfrozen petite peas

Instructions

  1. In a large stainless-steel frying pan, melt the butter over moderately low heat.

  2. Add the onion. Cook for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until starting to soften.

  3. Stir in the tomatoes with their juice, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.

  4. Add the cream and cook for 1 minute longer.

  5. Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the tortellini until just done. Cook for about 4 minutes for fresh and 12 minutes for frozen.

  6. Drain the pasta and add it to the pan with the sauce.

  7. Stir in the ham and peas and cook for about 2 minutes until warmed through.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 631.26kcal
  • Fat: 27.97g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.33g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.60g
  • Carbohydrates: 73.21g
  • Fiber: 7.36g
  • Sugar: 11.43g
  • Protein: 25.00g
  • Cholesterol: 119.81mg
  • Sodium: 1080.49mg
  • Calcium: 266.42mg
  • Potassium: 763.84mg
  • Iron: 4.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 240.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 28.41mg
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