Tortellini Alfredo

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Tortellini Alfredo has rich and creamy homemade Alfredo sauce poured over cheese-filled tortellini! This incredible meal takes hardly any time to prepare. As a result, you can get dinner on the table fast with this delicious recipe!

Tortellini with Alfredo Sauce

I can safely say Alfredo sauce is the most popular pasta topping at my house. My kids could drink the stuff if I let them. But I don’t. haha Over the years I have came up with my own homemade Alfredo sauce that can’t be beat. It’s rich, creamy and absolutely delicious. 

One of our favorite ways to eat Alfredo sauce is over cheese filled tortellini. It is pasta perfection in so many ways. I use fresh refrigerator tortellini you can find at most grocery stores, so it makes this recipe that much easier to make. I also believe that using fresh tortellini tastes much better than frozen tortellini. 

Easy Tortellini

What I think makes my Alfredo recipe extra delicious is the secret ingredient I use in it- Chive and Onion Cream Cheese. Oh yes. It gives the sauce a new level of richness and flavor. It is divine! 

I also should emphasize the ease of this Tortellini Alfredo recipe. It can be made in 30 minutes tops and has only 6 ingredients total! It’s perfect for those weeknights where everyone is busy but needs something delicious on the table. 🙂


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Tortellini with Alfredo Sauce
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Tortellini Alfredo

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author Holly


  • 2 packages (9 ounces, each) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • 4 ounces Chive and Onion cream cheese
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  • In a large pot of salted water, cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain water.
  • Meanwhile, in a large non-stick skillet, add butter, heavy cream and cream cheese. Stir and simmer until butter and cream cheese has melted.
  • Stir in the Parmesan cheese and garlic powder. Turn heat to low and let simmer for 15 minutes or until thick and creamy.
  • Pour cooked, drained tortellini into skillet. Gently stir to coat pasta. Garnish with parsley, if desired. Enjoy!



Easy Tortellini with Alfredo sauce

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17 thoughts on “Tortellini Alfredo

  1. 5 stars
    Love this recipe, and will make it when I get a chance. It is just me and my SERVICE DOGGIE and she will love it toooooooooooo 🙂

  2. 5 stars
    Made this last night at the last minute for dinner. So easy to put together and the kids loved it! Yum!

  3. 5 stars
    SO GOOD!!! I put it in a casserole dish and baked it for myself and my roommates! Huge winner, so simple too!!!!

  4. 5 stars
    ONly Dried spices are garlic powder? Sounds like it will taSte rather bland. Texture sounds nice. I bought the INGREDIENTS for it but im wondering if i should add little bit of extra to it. Thoughts?

    1. This dish has amazing flavor! You can always add more spices if you like. That’s why cooking is so great. You can adjust it to your taste buds 🙂

  5. what to do if i only have plain cream cheese and no chives? I wanted to make this, but i’m worried it won’t be good without that.

  6. Loved this recipe. I had regular cream cheese so I added minced onion, extra PARSLEY and some basil. Creamy and flavorful. I would DEFINITELY do again. I’ll probably add chicken next time for my meat loving family.

  7. 5 stars
    Just tried this tonight. i made it as instructed except i put in some minced garlic and forgot the garlic powder. Everyone loved it! excellent recipe, thank you!

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