Tortellini With Bacon and Greens

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 404 calories
    • Calories 53 calories from fat
    • Fat 24 g
    • Sat Fat 15 g
    • Cholesterol 72 mg
    • Sodium 406 mg
    • Protein 12 g
    • Carbohydrate 36 g
    • Sugar 1 g
    • Fiber 2 g

Cook the tortellini according to the package directions.Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, 7 to 8 minutes. Reserve the bacon and discard the drippings.Wipe out the skillet and return it to medium heat. Add the butter and swirl or stir with a wooden spoon as it starts to foam and sputter. Remove from heat as soon as it begins to turn golden brown and smells nutty, about 1 minute.Break the bacon into small pieces and add to the skillet with the arugula, salt, pepper, and cooked tortellini; toss well. Divide among individual bowls.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 pound cheese or meat tortellini
  2. Check 4 ounces sliced bacon
  3. Check 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  4. Check 2 cups arugula (about 1 bunch)
  5. Check 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  6. Check 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook the tortellini according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, 7 to 8 minutes. Reserve the bacon and discard the drippings.
  3. Wipe out the skillet and return it to medium heat. Add the butter and swirl or stir with a wooden spoon as it starts to foam and sputter. Remove from heat as soon as it begins to turn golden brown and smells nutty, about 1 minute.
  4. Break the bacon into small pieces and add to the skillet with the arugula, salt, pepper, and cooked tortellini; toss well. Divide among individual bowls.