Tortellini Ai Formaggi With Prosciutto and Peas

Tortellini Ai Formaggi With Prosciutto and Peas

READY IN: 15mins


  • 12 ounces cheese tortellini
  • 14 cup water, reserved from cooking pasta
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 14 lb prosciutto, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 14 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 34 cup frozen baby peas, thawed
  • salt and pepper


  • Cook tortellini according to package directions.
  • Melt butter in skillet and cook garlic for 1 minute.
  • Add Prosciutto and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add heavy cream and bring to a simmer.
  • Add nutmeg and simmer until cream is thickened and reduced by half.
  • Stir in 1/4 cup Parmesan and peas.
  • Stir in reserved cooking liquid and tortellini and toss to coat.
  • Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Serve and enjoy!