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Tortellini and Cheese

Tortellini and Cheese recipe
Recipe and Photo by: Better Homes and Gardens
Any leftover cooked meat can be substituted for the chicken breast in this cheesy pasta recipe. Or skip the meat altogether to make it a vegetarian option.
1 min
20 min
4 servings

What You Need

 9-ounce package refrigerated cheese tortellini
cup  frozen peas, corn, or pea pods
 8-ounce tub cream cheese spread with garden vegetables or chive and onion
cup  milk
 9-ounce package frozen chopped cooked chicken breast

Make It

1. In a large saucepan cook tortellini according to package directions. Place frozen vegetable in colander. Drain the hot pasta over vegetables to thaw; return pasta-vegetable mixture to pan.

2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan combine cream cheese and milk; heat and stir until cheese is melted. Heat chicken according to package directions.

3. Stir cheese sauce into cooked pasta-vegetable mixture. Cook and gently stir until heated through. Spoon into individual serving bowls. Top with chicken. Makes 4 servings.

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