Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Good for you creamy tortellini and prosciutto

Tortellini with Prosciutto and peas (WW recipe)

1 package whole wheat cheese tortellini (1/2 lb)
1 cup frozen peas
1/4 lb chopped thinly sliced prosciutto (from the deli)
1 Cup  fat - free Milk
 chopped mushrooms (opt)

2 T all purpose flour
1/2 cup grated parm cheese
1 /2 t pepper

1. Boil pasta according to package directions
2. Add peas during last 3 minutes of boiling
3. In separate pan cook the prosciutto until slightly browned
4. Remove from pan.
5.dissolve the flour into the milk by whisking together in a small bowl
6. add to the same pan that the proscuitto was in- stir constantly until thickened (around 5 minutes or less)
7. Remove from heat and add parm cheese and pepper. Add the prosciutto and the pasta and peas- toss to coat. Add mushrooms here if you'd like.  Enjoy ! :)

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