Easy Vegetarian Pasta Recipes: Rich & Creamy Tortellini

Looking for an easy vegetarian pasta recipe? It doesn't get much simpler than our creamy tortellini! So rich & cheesy! Grab the recipe!

Looking for  easy vegetarian pasta recipes? It doesn’t get much simpler than our creamy tortellini pasta dish! My husband and I constantly work around the clock. We always feel like we have something to do. On nights when we’re on a time-crunch, my husband prepares a quick yet delicious dish that’s creamy, cheesy and oh-so-comforting. Despite being busy, we try to avoid ordering too much “take-out.” We love the idea of preparing home-cooked meals so we strive to think of fairly simple recipes so that we can save on preparation time.

Made with the simplest of ingredients, my husband’s tortellini recipe is perfect for any cheese lover. We pack on the cream and the sharp cheddar, and it makes for a semi-sweet, decadent bowl of pasta. It’s the perfect meal for those nights packed with deadlines and meetings. It’s definitely one of my favorite easy vegetarian pasta recipes. Ready to check it out? Don’t forget to watch the video tutorial and print the recipe card.

Rich & Creamy Tortellini Easy Vegetarian Pasta Recipe

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Ingredients:

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  • 2 packages of ready-made tortellini (approx. 250 g a package – we always opt for cheese tortellini)
  • 2 cups of cooking cream (15%)
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar, grated
  • Black pepper to taste

How to make it:

Watch the video tutorial for detailed instructions:

  • Prepare tortellini according to the package’s directions.
  • Once boiled and cooked, drain the tortellini and pour in your cooking cream.
  • Add some fresh black pepper (as much or as little as you want!).
  • Serve in pasta bowls and garnish with your grated cheddar. Bon appétit!

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Easy Vegetarian Pasta Recipes: Rich & Creamy Tortellini
Ingredients
  • 2 packages of ready-made tortellini approx. 250 g a package – we always opt for cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups of cooking cream 15%
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar grated
  • Black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Prepare tortellini according to the package’s directions.
  2. Once boiled and cooked, drain the tortellini and pour in your cooking cream.
  3. Add some fresh black pepper (as much or as little as you want!).
  4. Serve in pasta bowls and garnish with your grated cheddar. Bon appétit!

How easy is that? It’s SO tasty, too! If you want, you can switch things up a bit by adding some fresh garlic or other herbs. Try different types of cheese as well, like fresh grated parmesan and asiago! The possibilities are endless, so your family will never get tired of this yummy pasta recipe!

Looking for more delicious vegetarian dinner recipes for those busy weeknights? Check out a few more of my favorites!

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Another fabulous pasta night idea: our fettuccini with fresh asparagus is addictingly delicious!

Looking recipes for dinner or back to school lunch ideas your kids will love? These pepperoni pizza crescents are fast and delicious! Check them out!

If your family loves pizza, these pepperoni pizza crescents are quick, easy and so yummy! Everyone can put their favorite ingredients inside!

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If you’re looking for something other than tasty Italian fare, how about spicing things up and going with Indian food? Try our vegetarian spicy bean burger!

Eating vegetarian pasta recipes at least a couple of time a week isn’t just a great way to stay healthier, it’s definitely better on your budget! Pasta recipes are so quick, easy and versatile, you’ll never run out of fun new ideas!

Do you have any favorite easy vegetarian pasta recipes? Share in the comments!

 

6 thoughts on “Easy Vegetarian Pasta Recipes: Rich & Creamy Tortellini”

  1. This looks like an amazingly yummy vegetarian dish. Though I am not vegetarian, I do like to serve meatless meals from time to time, and I would love to try this.

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