One Pot Cheesy Pesto Tortellini

One Pot Cheesy Pesto Tortellini is the easiest and tastiest weeknight meal - tender tortellini and tomatoes drenched in a creamy cheesy pesto sauce!


  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 TBS butter
  • 1 roma tomato chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream or half and half
  • 2 cups water
  • I package Barilla Collezione Tortellini
  • 1/3 cup Barilla Pesto
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup walnuts optional, chopped


  1. In a high sides skillet or pot, add butter and garlic, sauté for a minute. Add chopped tomato, sauté for 30 seconds. Add heavy cream, water, and tortellini; cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until tortellini is cooked through. Add pesto and mix into pasta, then add cheese, mixing in until melted.

  2. Serve and top with a few walnuts as garnish.

  3. Enjoy!