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Tortellini and Sausage in Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

Tortellini and Sausage in Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    25 m
  • Ready In

    40 m
The Kitchen at Johnsonville Sausage

The Kitchen at Johnsonville Sausage

Sliced three-cheese Italian sausage, mushrooms, and onions are quickly pan cooked until carmelized, and are then simmered in a cheesy Alfredo sauce with cheese tortellini--a cheese lover's dream!

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  • Calories:
  • 1053 kcal
  • 53%
  • Fat:
  • 62.8 g
  • 97%
  • Carbs:
  • 72.7g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 44.7 g
  • 89%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 235 mg
  • 78%
  • Sodium:
  • 2189 mg
  • 88%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Boil water in a large pot to boil the tortellini according to package directions.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat, add onion. Saute the onion for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until softened. Add sliced mushrooms, crushed red pepper and cayenne pepper and continue cooking for 5 minutes, add the sausage and saute mixing all together allowing the ingredients to caramelize and brown on the edges, about 5 more minutes.
  3. Add wine, bring to a low simmer for about 2 minutes, stirring and gently scraping the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon. Pour in the Alfredo sauce, stir together.
  4. As it starts to bubble add the cheeses, stir to blend until melted. Add the hot cooked tortellini and fold over gently to coat the pasta. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve immediately.
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Reviews

KEEKEE818
5

KEEKEE818

3/18/2013

This was A-MAZ-ING!! Very easy to put together and had a rich luscious cheesy flavor. Instead of the olive oil, cooked some bacon to chop and add in and used the drippings to saute the onion and mushrooms. Will definitely be making this again soon.

busynurseandmom
1

busynurseandmom

5/17/2013

Very good. Didn't really like the sausage flavor. Next time will make without the meat. Very filling. Great pasta dish.

Zeekums
0

Zeekums

1/25/2014

Changed up the cheeses a bit to use what I had and used a different sausage because the one listed wasn't available. I used a spicier sausage to cut through all the creaminess. Super yummy. will do again.

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