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Creamy Leek, Mushroom, & Bacon Tortellini

Submitted by Ruth
Serves 4


1 c. button mushrooms 1 leek, thinly sliced
5 slices good bacon, finely diced 2½ c. (600mL) light cream
½ c. good white wine ¼ c. FRESH Parmesan
Pasta for 4; whatever you like best. Veal tortellini Fresh herbs: thyme, oregano, flat parsley
works very well. 1 tbsp olive oil (may not need it)


  1. Cook enough pasta for 4 people following the directions on the pkg.
  2. Heat a large non-stick pan to medium heat. If you don’t have non-stick pans, use approximately 1 tbsp of olive oil to coat the pan.
  3. When the pan is warm, add the bacon & cook until well browned & crispy. Add mushrooms & leek to the pan & cook until the leek is transparent & mushrooms have wilted.
  4. Add white wine to this mixture. Add cream & stir thoroughly. Turn down to simmer & leave for 10 minutes.
  5. Add Parmesan & fresh herbs. Allow to simmer for a further 5 minutes. Add cooked pasta to pan & stir through.
  6. Garnish with fresh herbs & serve with a crispy side salad.