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Four ingredients (plus a couple pantry staples) and 30 minutes are all you need to get this three-cheese tortellini recipe on the table. Pasta dishes don't come much easier--or delicious--thank this brown butter sauce-topped entree.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

30 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a large pot cook tortellini in boiling salted water with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil for 7 to 9 minutes or until tender. Keep warm.

  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add pancetta; cook until crisp. Remove pancetta from skillet; drain on paper towels. Drain fat from skillet.

  • For brown butter sauce, add butter to the skillet. Cook over medium heat until butter melts and begins to brown and smell nutty. If desired, stir in honey.

  • Transfer tortellini to a serving bowl. Add spinach and the brown butter sauce; toss to mix. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Top with pancetta and cheese.