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Broccoli Cheese Tortellini

by Laura

This broccoli cheese tortellini is another great meal that your gonna love! It’s ready in 30 minutes or less with 5 ingredients! A dream dinner for a busy mom or dad.

This is one way I can actually get my kids to eat broccoli – covered in creamy goodness! You could always toss in some diced ham or chicken to make more hearty.

There’s not much more to be said. I just love this dish.

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Broccoli Cheese Tortellini


  • 2 cups of whipping cream
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 (19 oz) pkg frozen cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp fresh minced parsley


  1. In a sauce pan, add cream and broccoli. cook over medium low heat uncovered for 5-6 minutes until broccoli is crisp-tender.
  2. In another pan, cook tortellini according to pkg. directions.
  3. Add in 1 1/2 cups cheese to the broccoli mixture and add pepper to taste. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer. Simmer uncovered for 8-10 minutes until mixture is thick. Be sure to stir occasionally.
  4. Drain cooked tortellini and add to the broccoli mixture. Toss to coat.
  5. Serve sprinkled with remaining cheese and parsley. serves 4-6.
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Recipe adapted from Taste of Home.

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1 comment

Rachel O April 17, 2016 - 3:10 pm

Oooh, yum yum yum. Unfortunately, I see this when we are trying to cut down on grains…but I may have to make anyway! Does it matter if you use heavy cream instead? I’ve read up on the difference between heavy and whipping cream and I think it is only fat content but I can’t remember…


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