Tortellini in Parmesan Cheese Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan, mozzarella, Romano or Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, for sauce, heat milk in a medium saucepan.
  3. While milk is heating, melt butter in a separate bowl in microwave.
  4. Stir flour and butter together. Add mixture to milk; cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly.
  5. Add cheese; cook and stir until well blended.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Pour over tortellini; stir gently.
  8. If desired, sprinkle with parsley.