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Bob’s Tortellini and Shrimp in Alfredo Sauce

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“I was looking for something to eat for supper and browsed what I had on hand and I came up with this recipe. I have posted this on a local TV stations website and now it has gone national.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Cook tortellini as directed on package. Meanwhile, thaw the frozen shrimp in a colander using cold running water. Remove the tails. If using uncooked shrimp, devein and remove tails and then sauté in a teaspoon of the butter. Remove shrimp and set aside. Do not overcook. In a saucepan combine butter, heavy cream, and cream cheese. Simmer this until all is melted, and mixed well. Add the Leeks, Parmesan Cheese and garlic powder. Simmer this for 15 – 20 minutes over low heat. Toss the tortellini with the shrimp and sauce, coating well. Add the parsley or chives and serve.

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