Cheese Tortellini with Garlic White Wine Sauce

5 from 12 reviews

This easy cheese tortellini with garlic white wine sauce is ready to go in literally 20 minutes! Refrigerated, store-bought tortellini and a quick white wine cream sauce make this a simple vegetarian weeknight meal that your family will love!


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  • 20 oz. refrigerated cheese tortellini, cooked al dente
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2-3 cups mixed greens (spinach + arugula)
  • Parmesan cheese + fresh chopped parsley for garnish
  • Kosher salt
  • fresh cracked pepper


  1. Heat butter and olive oil in a large saute pan over medium-low heat until butter melts.
  2. Once the butter starts to sizzle, add garlic, oregano, and a couple pinches of salt and pepper and cook for about a minute, stirring frequently.
  3. Add the white wine and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Then add the tomatoes along with a couple pinches of salt and pepper and simmer for another 3 minutes.
  5. Add mixed greens and stir until they wilt.
  6. Stir in heavy cream.
  7. Add pasta and toss to coat evenly. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook for just a minute or so until the pasta is warmed through.
  8. Garnish with Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley.



  • Always salt your pasta water. Salting your pasta water is the best way to boost the overall flavors of whatever pasta dish you're making. It's the first chance you have to season the pasta and I promise, once you start salting your pasta water, you'll wonder how you ever did without! Add about 2-4 tablespoons Kosher salt to your large pot of boiling water before adding the uncooked pasta. Don't worry about the pasta getting too salty - most of that salt goes down the drain when you strain the pasta anyway!
  • Feel free to switch up the ingredients in this pasta. You can use this recipe as a blueprint to clean out the fridge! Switch up the veggies and add sun-dried tomatoes with fresh basil and sliced zucchini or use leftover roasted broccoli with sautéed mushrooms. You can also skip the veggies altogether for a simple creamy tortellini dish!


Keywords: tortellini alfredo