Best Tortellini Carbonara Recipe

Best Tortellini Carbonara
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  • PREP TIME10 minutes
  • COOK TIME20 minutes
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 packages (18 oz. or 500g.) store bought cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 12 bacon slices
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to make Best Tortellini Carbonara directions

  • 1

    In a skillet, cook bacon until it becomes crisp, and remove it to paper towel. Crumble the bacon once it becomes cool.

  • 2

    Combine cheese, basil, cream, and bacon in a large saucepan. Cook the mixture until heated thoroughly. Season the mixture to taste with salt and pepper.

  • 3

    Bring a pot of water to a boil, and drop in the tortellini. Cook the tortellini until they float to the surface which should take about 8 minutes, and then remove them. Drain the tortellini, and add them to a bowl. Drizzle cheese sauce on the top of the tortellini and serve.

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