Creamy Baked Tortellini Recipe


  • 20 oz cheese tortellini refrigerated
  • 2 cups ham chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 2/3 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded, divided
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 cup frozen green peas defrosted


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook tortellini according to package directions.
  3. Combine butter, garlic and basil in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat 3-4 minutes or until fragrant.
  4. Add flour and seasonings. Cook 1 minute. Stir in milk a little at a time until smooth. Bring to a boil while stirring over medium heat.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in 1 cup of cheddar cheese and parmesan cheese until smooth and melted.
  6. Combine tortellini, sauce, ham, and green peas in a 9×13 pan. Top with remaining cheddar cheese and bake uncovered, 15-20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 484

Carbohydrates: 37g

Protein: 28g

Fat: 25g

Saturated Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 87mg

Sodium: 966mg

Potassium: 237mg

Fiber: 4g

Sugar: 6g

Vitamin A: 557IU

Vitamin C: 7mg

Calcium: 366mg

Iron: 3mg

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