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3-Cheese Baked Ham and Tortellini

3-Cheese Baked Ham and Tortellini

Savor the sweet taste of Hormel® Cure 81® ham and creamy cheese together in this delectable pasta.

Gluten Free:
Serving Size:
Total Time:
1 Hour
Preparation Time:
Under 15 minutes
Preparation Method:
Broil , Stove-Top
Meal Occasion:
Level of Difficulty:
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This recipe is recommended for 4 servings
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup HORMEL® CURE 81® Sliced Ham, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 4 cups cheese-filled tortellini, cooked and drained
  • Chopped parsley, if desired


  1. In small saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes longer.
  2. Gradually stir milk into saucepan. Cook, stirring frequently, 10 to 15 minutes or until thickened. Add cheeses. Cook, stirring constantly, 5 to 7 minutes longer or until melted. Stir in ham and white pepper.
  3. Heat broiler.
  4. Spoon tortellini into 4 small gratin dishes. Spoon sauce over tortellini. Broil 4 inches from heat source 3 to 5 minutes or until topping is slightly golden. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley, if desired.