Tortellini with portobello and basil

Exquisite pasta stuffed with cheese accompanied by the delicious flavor of mushrooms and the cool touch of spices.

tortellini

Ingredients (4 servings)

  • 500 grams tortellini with cheese
  • 500 grams portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil.

Preparation

  1. Heat the pasta according to package instructions.
  2. In a large skillet saute the mushrooms and onion in butter until tender. Add garlic and heat for 1 minutes. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Lower the temperature and let simmer for 12-15 minutes or until the liquid is reduced by half.
  3. Stir in cream, salt and pepper. Heat 4 to 5 minutes or until it has thickened.
  4. Drain the tortellini, and add to the pan. Stir in cheese and basil.
  5. Serve immediately.