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  • Tortellini Casserole by MudderBear

    Posted October 18, 2005 06:35 AM

    12 oz. fresh or frozen cheese tortellini
    1 tbsp. butter
    1/4 cup all purpose flour
    3 cups milk, warmed
    1 cup grated parmesan cheese
    1/4 tsp. each salt & pepper
    pinch ground nutmeg
    1/2 cup
    fresh breadcrumbs
    1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

    In pot of boiling, salted water, cook tortellini until tender, about 8 minutes, drain. Meanwhile, in saucepan, melt butter over med heat stir in flour and cook, stirring until light golden, about 1 min. Gradually whisk in milk; simmer, stirring constantly, until just thick enough to coat back of spoon, about 7 mins. Stir in 3/4 cup of the parm, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Stir in tortellini. Scrape into 8-inch square baking dish. In small bowl, mix together bread crumbs, parsley and remaining parm; sprinkly over tortellini mixture. Bake in 400 oven until bubbly and browned, about 10 mins.