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Creamy Tortellini Mac And Cheese

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Creamy Tortellini Mac And Cheese

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Ingredients

  • 1 (20 oz.) bag frozen cheese tortellin
  • 16 oz.) block Velveeta, cubedi
  • 6-8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • Parmesan cheese, grated, as needed

Details

Preparation

Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large saucepan over low heat and cook onions, stirring frequently, until caramelized. 10-15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
While the onions caramelize, bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook pasta according to package instructions, or until al dente.
Drain the pasta, reserving 1/4 cup cooking water, and return pasta to pot over medium-low heat.
Gently stir in cubed Velveeta, heavy cream and butter, then season generously with salt and pepper, and add in nutmeg.
Fold in caramelized onions and sprinkle in 1/2 crumbled bacon.
Transfer to serving bowls and serve hot, garnished with parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

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