Tortellini with Basil and Walnuts

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Frozen tortellini make a wonderfully quick meal for a week night. This recipe is delicately tasty and very easy to cook after a rough day.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 small shallots, peeled and minced
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • ½ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 package (9 oz.) frozen cheese-filled tortellini
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted

Directions

  • Heat the oil and butter in a large sauce pan. Sauté the shallots over medium heat. Reduce to a simmer. Add the basil, pepper, walnuts, and cheese.
  • Cook and drain the pasta and add to the sauce. Stir to coat pasta, add melted butter, and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 small shallots, peeled and minced
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • ½ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 package (9 oz.) frozen cheese-filled tortellini
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted

Directions

  • Heat the oil and butter in a large sauce pan. Sauté the shallots over medium heat. Reduce to a simmer. Add the basil, pepper, walnuts, and cheese.
  • Cook and drain the pasta and add to the sauce. Stir to coat pasta, add melted butter, and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories540
Total Fat39g
Saturated Fat12g
Cholesterol55mg
Sodium390mg
Total Carbohydrate36g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars4g
Protein18g