Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Tortellini with Prosciutto and Peas in a Creamy Sauce

Tortellini with Prosciutto and Peas in a Creamy Sauce
From Make It In Minutes WW Cookbook

1/2 pound refrigerated fresh cheese tortelini
1 cup frozen peas
1/4 cup of diced prosciutto
2 Tbs all-purpose flour
1 cup skim milk
1/2 cup of grated parmesan
1/2 tsp coarsely ground cheese
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper


Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the tortellini and cook according to package directions. Stir in the peas the last 2 minutes of cooking; drain.

Meanwhile coat a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and heat over medium heat. Add the prosciutto and cook, stirring occasionally until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes. Remove and reserve the prosciutto. Dissolve the flour in the milk in a small bowl and add to the skillet. Cook stirring constantly until thickened, 8-10 minutes Remove from the heat and stir in the Parmesan cheese and pepper. Add the prosciutto, tortellini and peas to coat.

Makes 4 servings
(yields 8 cups)
6 Points per serving.
358 cal, 0 total fat, 6 g sat fat, 66 mg chol, 1236 mg sodium, 38 mg Carb, 4 g fiber, 25 g protein, 324 mg calcium

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