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Tortellini in Cream Sauce

This Tortellini in Cream Sauce combines cheese tortellini, asparagus and a creamy mustard sauce that is suitable for every mustard lover!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta recipe, tortellini recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 244kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package fresh cheese tortellini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 bunch asparagus trimmed into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons Maille Dijon Mustard (or any kind of dijon mustard)

Instructions

  • In a medium pot, cook tortellini according to packaged directions. Drain and then toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil to prevent pasta from sticking. Set aside.
  • While tortellini is cooking, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium skillet. Add asparagus and saute until tender, about 5-6 minutes. Remove from skillet and cover to keep warm. Set aside.
  • In same skillet, combine chicken broth, heavy cream, mustard, salt and pepper. Whisk together. Simmer for about 10-12 minutes, or until thickened.
  • Remove from heat and pour over tortellini. Add in asparagus and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 686IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg