Bacon Mushroom Pesto Tortellini with Burrata
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 2 servings
Tortellini tossed with crispy bacon, mushrooms, and pesto then served with creamy burrata. This bacon mushroom pesto tortellini with burrata is delicious and super easy to make.
  • 10 oz tortellini
  • 3 -4 strips of bacon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 ball of burrata
  • basil/clantro for garnish
  1. Cook the tortellini for several minutes in boiling water until the pasta is al dente. Drain the tortellini and run it through cold water to prevent the tortellini from sticking to each other and continuing to cook. Set aside for now.
  2. For the bacon, you can cook them in a skillet for a few minutes until crispy or if you have time, line a baking sheet with parchment paper, place the bacon on top, and bake for about 30 minutes. Once the bacon is done, set it on top of paper towels to soak up the grease.
  3. In a medium sized skillet, add a tablespoon of olive oil and heat it for about a minute over medium low heat. Add minced garlic, and cook them until they turn golden brown and aromatic. Next, add mushrooms and cook them until they become tender. Add the tortellini to the skillet with pesto and heavy cream. Tear up the bacon and add it to the pasta. And toss until all the ingredients are combined.
  4. Serve the bacon mushroom pesto tortellini with burrata. Garnish with basil or cilantro as desired.
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