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Cheesy Tortellini Pasta Recipe

Covered in a delicious homemade sauce, and ready in 20 minutes, this Cheesy Garlic Tortellini pasta recipe will make you a hero on busy weeknights!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 422 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 20 oz cheese tortellini
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley chopped


  1. Cook tortellini according to packaged directions.

  2. Melt butter in a medium sauce pan, add garlic.
  3. Cook for 1 minute over medium heat
  4. Add flour and cook for an additional minute, stirring constantly.
  5. Add milk and broth, stirring constantly. Cook until sauce boils and thickens.
  6. Add parmesan cheese. Add desired salt and pepper. Continue stirring until cheese has melted.
  7. Add cooked tortellini to sauce, and gently mix until coated. Sprinkle with fresh parsley

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Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Tortellini Pasta Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 422 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 749mg33%
Potassium 95mg3%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 315IU6%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 278mg28%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.