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A close up of a bowl of tortellini alfredo.

Tortellini Alfredo

Such a simple dinner with an amazing Alfredo sauce! Use whichever variety of tortellini you prefer. 
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 1068kcal


  • 20 ounces refrigerated tortellini any variety
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook the tortellini according to package directions. 
  • While tortellini is cooking, prepare the Alfredo sauce.  Add the butter to a small saucepan and melt over low heat.
  • Whisk in the heavy cream and garlic until heated through. 
  • Remove from heat and whisk in the Parmesan cheese until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
  • Drain the tortellini and add to a bowl with the Alfredo sauce. Stir to coat the pasta. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.


Calories: 1068kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 71g | Saturated Fat: 40g | Cholesterol: 240mg | Sodium: 1606mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2185IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 806mg | Iron: 4.2mg