Tortellini with Canellini


Good and also fun to say.

1 package frozen cheese tortellini
1 can canellini beans, drained
2/3 c milk
1/4 c grated Parmesan
1 small red or yellow bell pepper cut into slivers
1 T fresh oregano or 1 t dried
1/4 t nutmeg
salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
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Cook tortellini and drain.  Meanwhile put beans and milk in blender or food processor and blend till smooth.  Transfer to a large skillet and stir in the rest of the ingredients until heated through.  Add to cooked tortellini and toss to blend.  Serve with more grated Parmesan.

Adapted from Better Homes and Gardens  – page 66

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