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Easy Tortellini With Creamy Chicken and Onion Sauce

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“This is an easy week night meal that is full of flavor and a family pleaser.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 11.09 ml Morton nature seasons seasoning blend (or salt, pepper, and garlic powder)
  • 453.59 g cheese tortellini
  • 59.16 ml butter, separated
  • 44.37 ml flour
  • 828.06 ml skim milk
  • 56.69 g envelope Lipton Onion Soup Mix

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package, strain, and set aside.
  2. In a large sauté pan, melt one tablespoon butter over medium-high to high heat.
  3. Meanwhile toss the chicken with the Morton's Natural Seasoning.
  4. After the butter has melted, add the chicken to the pan and brown; remove chicken from the pan and set aside.
  5. Turn the heat to medium and add the remaining butter and the flour to the same pan.
  6. Stir constantly and cook roux (butter and flour) for about 3-5 minutes or until it smells nutty.
  7. Whisk in the milk and soup mix and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Add the chicken and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  9. Serve sauce on top of tortellini or toss tortellini in sauce and serve.
  10. The sauce is also great on other types of pasta and rice.

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