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Tortellini Alfredo with
Roasted Red Peppers
1 (9 ounce) package refrigerated meat- or cheese-filled tortellini
1 (4 ounce) jar roasted red sweet peppers
1/2 cup refrigerated light Alfredo sauce
1/2 cup shredded fresh basil, divided
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain.
Meanwhile, drain sweet peppers and cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips.
In a large saucepan heat Alfredo sauce. Stir in cooked and drained tortellini. Reduce heat and add sweet peppers. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring often.
Before serving, stir in half of the basil.
Sprinkle with the remaining basil and the black pepper.
Makes 3 servings.