This easy pasta dish satisfies everyone and it's ready so quickly.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook tortellini about 2 minutes less than package instructions. Add peas; cook until pasta is al dente and peas are tender, 2 minutes more. Reserving 1 cup pasta water, drain. Set aside pasta and peas.

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  • Melt butter in pasta pot over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Discard garlic.

  • To pasta pot, add pasta and peas, Parmesan, and 3/4 cup reserved pasta water; season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Add more pasta water, if necessary, to thin sauce. Serve, topped with additional Parmesan if desired.

Reviews (4)

89 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 15
  • 3 star values: 42
  • 2 star values: 17
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 4 stars
06/24/2019
It makes a wonderful side dish!
Rating: Unrated
02/11/2014
This was a very easy, quick and delicious dish! The family really liked it. I may try adding spiniach, shrimp or chicken next time.
Rating: Unrated
05/27/2013
I made this when we had unexpected guests. Added some shrimp to it. It was a huge hit.
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Rating: Unrated
02/05/2008
It's tasty, quick and kids love it.