Pumpkin Alfredo With Cheese Tortellini

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Ingredients:

  • 18 oz cheese tortellini
  • 1 TB salted butter
  • 1 small shallot, diced
  • 1/2 Cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/8 tsp of grated nutmeg
  • 1 & 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup shaved or grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • optional fresh parsley for topping.

Instructions:

  1. Cook tortellini as the label directions. Reserve ¼ cup of cooking water, then drain pasta. Set aside. Meanwhile, heat butter in a skillet and add shallots. Cook until soft, about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add pumpkin and nutmeg and cook for 1 more minute.
  3. Stir in cream and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until thick, about 5-7 minutes. Stir in parmesan cheese and cook for 1 more minute. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add cooked tortellini and reserved water to the pan and toss to coat. Serve and enjoy!

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