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Cheese Tortellini with Basic Cream Sauce

Submitted by: JustRightMenus

Servings: 4

Categories: Italian, fancy dinner night, pasta

From the kitchen of:

From an insert in a pack of fresh basil I bought (brand was HerbThyme)


1/4 sweet onion, minced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 TB flour

1/4 c. butter

1/4 c. white wine

1 1/4 c. cream

1 c. grated parmesan cheese

2/3 oz. fresh basil, chopped

18 oz. cheese-filled tortellini, cooked and drained


In a medium saucepan, saute onion and garlic in butter until softened.

Add flour; cook and stir one minute.

Stir in wine; cook one minute more.

Slowly add cream, mixing until smooth.

Add cheese; cook over medium heat until smooth and thick.

Add fresh basil; mix well.

Pour over hot, cooked tortellini.

Garnish with basil leaves.