TORTELLINI WITH ROASTED RED PEPPER SAUCE
This tortellini with roasted red pepper sauce and burrata is elevated, delicious and easy to throw together!
10 oz tortellini, cooked according to package instructions
1 (16 oz) jar of roasted red peppers, drained and roughly chopped
1 tbsp tomato paste
1/3 cup vegetable stock
1 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup finely diced yellow onion
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, or more to taste
1/2 tsp salt
pinch of black pepper
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup grated parmesan
8 oz burrata
fresh chopped basil to tasteCook Mode Prevent your screen from going dark
In a blender or food processor combine roasted red peppers, tomato paste and vegetable stock. Set aside.
Add olive oil to a skillet over medium heat. Add onion and let cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook about another minute, stirring frequently.
Add the roasted red pepper mixture to the skillet. Bring to a simmer and let cook for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium low and add salt, pepper, heavy cream and parmesan. Whisk together until smooth and combined. Toss in the tortellini and cook another 1-2 minutes.
Break apart the burrata balls and add to the tortellini. Top with fresh chopped basil and enjoy.