Creamy Pesto Tortellini

Makes 6 servings at $1.40 each.

Creamy Pesto Tortellini
Servings: 6


  • 1 pound frozen or fresh cheese tortellini
  • 1 zucchini, halved and cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, cut into large dice
  • 1 small sweet yellow pepper, cut into large dice
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1/3 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/2 pound Virginia ham, cubed

Make It

1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Add zucchini and peppers to tortellini for last 2 minutes of cooking; drain in colander.

2. In same pot, simmer half-and-half, pesto and ham for 3 minutes. Return the tortellini and vegetables to sauce in pot; toss. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 405, Fat, total (g): 18, chol. (mg): 80, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 39, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 23, sodium (mg): 898, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.