This was really good. I’m a sucker for cream sauces and this was no exception. It was really thick and I probably should have thickened the sauce a little bit slower, but in the end it turned out really well and we both enjoyed it.
Cheese Tortellini with Ham and Peas in Creamy Sauce
Makes 4 servings – 6 WW Points each
Ingredients 1/2 pound refrigerated fresh cheese tortellini 1 cup frozen peas 1/4 pound deli-sliced ham, chopped 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup whole milk 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
Preparation Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the tortellini and cook according to package directions. Stir in the peas during the last 2 minutes of cooking, drain.
Meanwhile, coat a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and heat over medium heat. Add the ham and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes. Remove and reserve the ham. Dissolve the flour in the milk in a small bowl and add to the skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, 8-10 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the Parmesan cheese and pepper. Add the ham, tortellini and peas and toss to coat.