Mr. Food: Tortellini Carbonara

Mr. Food

Serves: 4

Cooking Time: 30 min

Ingredients
  • 1 (20-ounce) package refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp; remove to a paper towel-lined plate then crumble, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.
  3. Add garlic to skillet, and saute 15 to 30 seconds.
  4. Add tortellini, bacon, and remaining ingredients to skillet, and stir gently until evenly coated. Cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, or until heated through. Serve immediately.

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