Tortellini Casserole with Broccoli & Ham

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A few months ago I showed you a recipe for a simple tortellini stir-fry on this blog. In today’s post we cook the tortellini in a casserole dish together with a light cream sauce. Other ingredients for this tortellini casserole are broccoli and boiled ham.

For the casserole dish simply put everything in a suitable baking dish, pour over the cream sauce & bake in the oven topped with grated cheese. The dish is cooked very quickly and tastes delicious. Have fun cooking ūüôā




Cooked/Baked today: Tortellini Casserole with Broccoli & Ham
Difficulty: Medium
Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Category: Main Dishes, Casserole Dishes, Fast Food, Meat Dishes, Pasta & Noodle Dishes
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Tortellini Casserole with Broccoli & Ham

Tortellini Casserole with Broccoli & Ham

Tortellini Casserole with Broccoli & Ham

Tortellini Casserole with Broccoli & Ham

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 800 grams tortellini (from the refrigerated shelf)
  • 1 head broccoli
  • 125 grams boiled ham
  • 400 milliliters milk
  • 200 milliliters cream
  • 200 milliliters vegetable stock
  • 50 grams grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 heaping tablespoon butter
  • 1 heaping tablespoon flour
  • About 150 grams grated cheese to gratinate
  • Salt & pepper
  • Possibly chives for garnishing

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Saucepan for the cream sauce
  • Whisk
  • Baking dish

Instructions:




…preparations:

Divide broccoli into fine florets & then halve or cut into smaller pieces depending on their size. Cut ham into thin strips. Preheat the oven to 200¬įC (top/bottom heat) in good time.

…for the sauce:

Give 1 heaping tablespoon butter into a saucepan & allow to melt over low to medium heat. Once the butter is completely melted & starts to foam add 1 heaping tablespoon flour & whisk together until well combined.

Preparing Cream Sauce

Preparing Cream Sauce

Next, pour in 400 milliliters milk & stir together with a whisk until free of flour lumps. If that’s done add 200 milliliters cream, 200 milliliters vegetable stock & season the sauce with a generous pinch of salt & pepper.




Bring the sauce to a boil while stirring constantly over low to medium heat, allow to simmer for about 1 minute & then remove from heat & stir in 50 grams grated Parmesan cheese.

…for the tortellini casserole:

Spread tortellini, broccoli florets & ham into a suitable baking dish & mix together. Then pour the cream sauce over the tortellini, sprinkle everything with 150 grams grated cheese & bake for about 20 – 25 minutes in the preheated oven until cheese is melted & surface is golden brown & crispy.

Preparing Tortellini Casserole Dish

Preparing Tortellini Casserole Dish

Get the done tortellini dish out of the oven, serve on plates & possibly garnish with some chopped chives. I wish you lots of fun cooking ūüėČ




Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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