9 Reviews

I didn't have bouillon cubes so I used chicken stock and had to add some salt and garlic salt. Because of using chicken stock instead of a dry little cube, I ended up with a very fluid sauce, but it still tasted very good. Everyone who ate it loved it. My triplets were to picky to try it.

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Triplit Mom September 19, 2013

Yummy yummy yummy! Worth every darn calorie....marvelous sauce.
I used fresh basil instead of dried but otherwise followed the recipe..

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CIndytc September 13, 2011

Just got done with our feast! I would give it 5 stars but I didn't do a good job on this dish or maybe I'm too critical. I recently got into cooking so this was my first time making a cream sauce. I didn't let it boil enough before I added everything, so I decided to let it stand for a bit to thicken up. This made the tortellini and asparagus that I added to it slightly mushy. However, my only food critics were (2) 12 yr old boys. They are very picky eaters and they immediately asked questions about why it was pink "it's the tomatos" and what is the green "it's your vegetables now eat!" Success! They loved it and they even went back for seconds which they NEVER do. I even received a comment "Damn, this is like Olive Garden!" Granted they may not be food experts but that was a breakthrough! On top of that they asked if they could have it for lunch tomorrow, which I advised wouldn't be smart since there is cream and it won't keep cold in their lunch box. I'm looking forward to making this again, the right way. Thanks for sharing!

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christa_branham January 25, 2010

This was delicious! We didn't have tortellini so we served the sauce over fettucine. The sauce is what makes this a stand out; very creamy and just the right tang from the tomatoes. Try it!

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ThreeGoodCooks November 29, 2009

Oh my goodness, this is my new favorite pasta! If I could rate this higher I would. My hubby and I just loved it. (Plus, it was easy enough for him to make for me to celebrate my birthday!) We changed a few things. We used bowties and half and half instead of cream. We also added some grilled chicken slices to it to make it even more yummy. (I think I might throw in some mushrooms next time.)I would recommend this to anyone who loves pasta as much as we do. Thanks for posting!

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Bittersweetened October 25, 2009

Helllooo this was so good. I made the sauce with bowtie pasta and shrimp, since I had no tortellini. HELLOOO this was good! I added some chicken broth before adding the cream to make sure it wasn't too thick. I will make again!

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Iddy Bitty June 16, 2009

Oooohhh yum yum yum!!! This was a delicious dinner! I had to use cheese ravioli instead of tortellini, because the store was out of tortellini! Oh well, the sauce is the thing here. This is a rich, comfort-food kind of sauce, the kind you want to mop up with a piece of bread. Delicious flavor combination. I used fresh tomatoes from the garden instead of canned, and used half-n-half instead of heavy cream -- and it was plenty rich, believe me! Delicious! Thanks, Cooks 4_6! Made for 1.2.3. Tag.

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Susiecat too October 19, 2008

We really enjoyed this, quick,easy, and tasty. We'll be making this gain thanks.

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Marlitt September 13, 2008

Delicious and easy! I just loved the cream sauce in this. It's so flavorful. I will definitely be making this again! Thanks for sharing.

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Lainey6605 March 22, 2008
Tortellini With a Tomato-Basil Cream Sauce