Creamy Tortellini with Mushrooms and Green Peppers

Creamy Tortellini with Mushrooms and Green Peppers

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Course: Pasta Recipes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 460kcal


  • 250g Tortellini
  • 1 Cup cremini mushrooms, quartered
  • 3 Cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 Cup green pepper, diced into large cubes
  • 2 Cups heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp flour
  • 1/4 Cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Sea salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper


  • Cook the tortellini according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute till fragrant. Add mushrooms, green peppers, salt and cook until tender. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Add butter to skillet, sprinkle flour over the melted butter and stir until a light paste forms.
  • Gradually whisk in cream until smooth and fully incorporated. Let the sauce simmer for 1-2 minutes to thicken slightly.
  • Add cooked and drained tortellini, garlic, mushrooms and green peppers to the cream sauce and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in mozzarella cheese and turn off heat. Taste, add salt if needed. Top with cracked black pepper.


Calories: 460kcal

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