Tortellini With Asparagus and Tomatoes

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“I whipped this together after reading a similar recipe calling for spinach instead of asparagus. My bf really enjoyed this. I hope you do too! P.S. I am going to be honest and tell you I don't measure anything, so these are really approximations of the ingredients I used. PLEASE adjust to what you feel would better suite your taste.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 0.5 (12 ounce) bagfrozen tortellini (I used cheese tri-colored)
  • 1 lb asparagus (cut into 1/4 inch pieces)
  • 12 cup cherry tomatoes (quartered)
  • 34 cup milk (I use 1%, it really doesn't matter, higher fat=more rich)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 14 cup parmesan cheese
  • 4 -5 fresh basil, leafs (clean and rip into pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon mrs. dash garlic and herbs
  • salt and pepper


  1. Fill pot w/ water and set to boil. At the same time put about 1/4 inch of water in medium size pan and set to boil.
  2. Add tortellini to boiling water in pot (cook according to directions on package) and asparagus to boiling water in pan.
  3. After about 4 minutes if the water in the pan isn't evaporated poor out. Add butter to the asparagus and allow to melt. Add milk and seasonings.
  4. After sauce has reduced to your desired consistency, remove from heat. Add tomatoes, basil, Parmesan, and cooked tortellini.
  5. Mix and serve!
  6. (You could add cooked chicken to this, or spinach or broccoli.).
  7. Make this your own! :).

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