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Cheesy Skillet Shrimp & Tortellini

Cheesy Skillet Shrimp & Tortellini
Cheesy Skillet Shrimp & Tortellini made with jumbo shrimp combined with cheese tortellini in a cheesy tomato basil Alfredo sauce. 
Cheesy Skillet Shrimp & Tortellini
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cheesy Skillet Shrimp & Tortellini made with jumbo shrimp combined with cheese tortellini in a cheesy tomato basil Alfredo sauce. 
Course: Main Entree
Servings: 4
Calories: 415 kcal
Author: Carrie's Experimental Kitchen

Ingredients
  • 1 lb. Cheese Tortellini
  • 1 lb. Jumbo Shrimp, cleaned and deveined
  • 2 tbsp. Butter
  • 1 Plum Tomato, diced
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Basil, chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. Prepared Horseradish
  • 1 tbsp. All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 c. Heavy Cream
  • 1/4 c. Grated Pecorino Romano Cheese
  • Kosher Salt, to taste
  • Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook the tortellini according to package directions; drain. 
  2. Add the butter to a large skillet and cook the shrimp until almost cooked through; approximately 2-3 minutes. 
  3. Add the tomato, basil, garlic and horseradish and cook for another 1-2 minutes until the shrimp is cooked through and is white/pink and not clear. 
  4. Stir in the flour; then add the heavy cream and cheese. Mix well; then add the cooked tortellini and stir until all coated. Sprinkle with extra cheese and chopped basil for garnish. 
Recipe Notes
*To lighten up this recipe, use skim or reduced fat milk in place of the heavy cream.