3-Cheese Baked Ham & Tortellini

3-Cheese Baked Ham & Tortellini

3-Cheese Baked Ham & Tortellini


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

SERVINGS: 4 servings

PREP TIME: Under 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 1 hour


  • 1 ½ teaspoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup finely chopped HORMEL® CURE 81® Classic Ham Steaks
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • 4 cups cheese-filled tortellini, cooked and drained


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. Simmer, 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.

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