Tortellini With Bacon

You can make this up for dinner when you only have 30 minutes. It is easy to make and , yes, it is delicious.

 

  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 4-5 slices of bacon, cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup half and half cream
  • 2 pgs. cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cup grated Asiago cheese

In a fry pan, cook the bacon until crisp. Transfer to paper towelling to drain. In the same fry pan, add the onion and garlic and cook until the soft (just a few minutes). Now add the flour and cook  stirring constantly for 30 seconds.

Whisk in the milk and cream slowly and add the tortellini and slowly bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring often, until thickened. Remove from the heat, add the bacon and half of the cheese.

Pour into a 2 quart casserole and sprinkle the remaining cheese on top. Place under the broiler for about 4-5 minutes until golden brown.

Salad and warm rolls and  you have a meal fit for royalty – your family.

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