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Tortellini Mac and Cheese
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12 INGREDIENTS • 13 STEPS • 10MINS

Tortellini Mac and Cheese

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Take mac and cheese to the next level with this sophisticated dish! If you don't have pork cheek, you can use pancetta or regular bacon. The truffle butter can also be omitted if it's too hard to find, just add some extra cheese instead!
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Vincenzo's Plate
I'm Vincenzo, a food-obsessed Italian living in Australia who cooks traditional Italian meals with family and friends.
http://www.vincenzosplate.com/
Take mac and cheese to the next level with this sophisticated dish! If you don't have pork cheek, you can use pancetta or regular bacon. The truffle butter can also be omitted if it's too hard to find, just add some extra cheese instead!
10MINS
Total Time
$1.56
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Sea Salt
1 pinch
Cheese Tortellini
1 pckg
(340 g)
Cheese Tortellini
Butter
10 tsp
Milk
2 cups
Ground Cinnamon
1 pinch
Ground Cinnamon
Parmesan Cheese
to taste
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
as needed
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
Pork Cheek
3.5 oz
Pork Cheek
or Pancetta or Bacon
Truffle Butter
to taste
Truffle Butter
Milk
1 splash
Provolone Cheese
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
648
Fat
36.9 g
Protein
20.0 g
Carbs
59.2 g
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http://www.vincenzosplate.com/
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step 1
Bring a pot of water to a boil and add Sea Salt (1 pinch). Cook Cheese Tortellini (1 pckg) according to package instructions, until al dente.
step 2
Into a saucepan, add Butter (10 tsp). Once melted, add All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup) and whisk until mixture comes together.
step 3
Add the Milk (2 cups) a bit at a time, continuing to whisk as you do so.
step 4
Add the Ground Cinnamon (1 pinch) and a generous handful of Parmesan Cheese (to taste). Stir to combine.
step 5
Dice the Pork Cheek (3.5 oz).
step 6
Into a pan, add Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (as needed) and the pork cheek. Cook for 3 minutes.
step 7
Add the bechamel sauce, a dollop of Truffle Butter (to taste), and Milk (1 splash) to the pan with the pork cheek. Stir well.
step 8
Preheat oven to 365 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 9
Add the tortellini to the pan and stir to coat.
step 10
Add in a generous amount of Provolone Cheese (to taste) and mix until melted.
step 11
Sprinkle additional provolone and parmesan evenly over top.
step 12
Bake for 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
step 13
Serve warm and enjoy!
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Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Quick & Easy
Pasta
Italian
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