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Recipe: Tortellini with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce

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This Tortellini with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce takes just minutes to prepare! Get the recipe on MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
 2 packs cheese tortellini (18 ounces total)
 2 shallots, minced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
 1 cup heavy cream
 8 ounces pumpkin puree
 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 pinch ground cinnamon
 pinch ground black pepper
 5 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
1

Cook tortellini to package directions. Drain & set aside.

2

In a large saute pan heat olive oil, shallots & garlic over medium heat. Cook a few minutes, stirring often, until mixture is fragrant & onions are softened & slightly golden. Stir in the cream, pumpkin, maple syrup, salt, cinnamon & black pepper. Bring to a low boil. Add the tortellini & combine well until hot.

3

Serve the tortellini with crumbled bacon on the top.

Ingredients

 2 packs cheese tortellini (18 ounces total)
 2 shallots, minced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
 1 cup heavy cream
 8 ounces pumpkin puree
 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 pinch ground cinnamon
 pinch ground black pepper
 5 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

Directions

1

Cook tortellini to package directions. Drain & set aside.

2

In a large saute pan heat olive oil, shallots & garlic over medium heat. Cook a few minutes, stirring often, until mixture is fragrant & onions are softened & slightly golden. Stir in the cream, pumpkin, maple syrup, salt, cinnamon & black pepper. Bring to a low boil. Add the tortellini & combine well until hot.

3

Serve the tortellini with crumbled bacon on the top.

Recipe: Tortellini with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce

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