Balsamic Tortellini

Balsamic Tortellini

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"This is a recipe that my friends love and ask for again and again! I serve it with a crusty loaf of bread and salad. All ingredients are approximate and you should vary according to your own individual tastes!"


25 m servings 344 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 344 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 22.9 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 11.8 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 529 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion and bacon until onion is translucent and bacon is brown; remove from skillet and drain on paper towelling.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Return onion/bacon mixture to skillet and add cooked tortellini. Toss with 2 tablespoons olive oil and heat through. Place in serving dish or bowl, sprinkle with vinegar and cheese and serve immediately.
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  1. 198 Ratings


One word, awesome! I added some red bell pepper, some basil, and topped with sharp provolone cheese instead of the parmasean. There were no leftovers even though it was just me and my husband ...

It was good, but not amazing. Pancetta Bacon: It will be very difficult for most people to find at the local grocery store. It is a fancy style of bacon that is made from the same cuts as ...

My husband and I LOVED THIS. I'm a very inexperienced cook, and my new year's resolution was to cook a lot more. This couldn't have been easier, and the taste seems sophisticated, to my inexper...

This was good but made only two servings. I used procuitto instead of bacon.

I used 4 cheese tortellini & I didn't have pancetta so I subbed some diced prosciutto instead. I'm pretty sure that the reviewers who said that the 2 tbp. olive oil was a typo & that balsamic vi...

This was really fast and easy. We probably waited too long after sprinkling on the balsamic vinegar to eat it. The vinegar had soaked into the pasta and wasn't very strong. But this was a gre...

This recipe is SO easy! I doubled it and served it to friends, one evening, for a last-minute dinner party. I couldn't find the pancetta bacon at my local grocery store and didn't have the tim...

I can't say enough good things about this recipe. It is so delicious and I make it all the time. A real winner.

This recipe is so quick and easy - and was met with rave reviews from my husband and three boys (5 years old and younger). I varied from the recipe by tossing the pasta with browned butter inst...