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Bob’s Tortellini and Shrimp in Alfredo Sauce

Recipe from Bob Pope of Fostoria, OH

1 pt heavy cream
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
2 Tbsp cream cheese
3/4 c Parmesan cheese
1 tsp garlic powder, add in more to suit your taste if you prefer
Salt and Pepper, to taste
1 lb package frozen or fresh shrimp
1 lb Package Cheese Tortellini Pasta, cooked and drained
Top off with parsley

1.  Cook tortellini as directed on package. Meanwhile, thaw the frozen shrimp in a colander using cold running water. Remove the tails. If using fresh shrimp, devein and remove tails and then saute in a teaspoon of the butter. Remove shrimp and set aside. Do not overcook.

2.  In a saucepan combine butter, heavy cream, and cream cheese. Simmer this until all is melted, and mixed well. Add the Parmesan Cheese and garlic powder. Simmer this for 15 - 20 minutes over low heat.

3.  Toss the tortellini with the shrimp and sauce, coating well. Add the parsley and serve.

Yield:  6-8 Serivings

I came up with this with what I had on hand.

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