Recipe by The Kitchen at Johnsonville Sausage
"Sliced three-cheese Italian sausage, mushrooms, and onions are quickly pan cooked until carmelized, and are then simmered in a cheesy Alfredo sauce with cheese tortellini--a cheese lover's dream!"
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Johnsonville® Three-Cheese Italian Style Sausage (from 13.5 oz. pkg.), thinly sliced
onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice
1 (8 ounce) package
baby bella or white mushrooms, thinly slices
crushed red pepper flakes
white wine (pinot grigio or chardonnay)
1 (15 ounce) jar
Classico® Alfredo Sauce (or Classico® Alfredo Lite)
freshly grated fontina cheese
crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
shredded mozzarella cheese
2 (9 ounce) packages
cheese tortellini (or other variety)
chopped Italian parsley
This was A-MAZ-ING!! Very easy to put together and had a rich luscious cheesy flavor. Instead of the olive oil, cooked some bacon to chop and add in and used the drippings to saute the onion and mushrooms. Will definitely be making this again soon.
I think this dish has a lot of potential. I was really rich, but not in a good way. First I think 1/2 an onion would be plenty. That combined with Gorgonzola cheese was too much. It's all I can taste now. I bought Johnsons Cheddar sausage me and my husband didn't like this type of sausage it was a little too much like a hot dog. I think if less onion was used, different sausage and maybe different cheese proportions it could be a winner. If I get the courage up to give this recipe a second chance I will make changes.
Very good. Didn't really like the sausage flavor. Next time will make without the meat. Very filling. Great pasta dish.
This recipe is AMAZING! It is a little more expensive to buy all of the cheese for the ingredients, however, it is totally worth it. You won't be disappointed.
Changed up the cheeses a bit to use what I had and used a different sausage because the one listed wasn't available. I used a spicier sausage to cut through all the creaminess. Super yummy. will do again.
I loved this recipe. I usually do not make things with less than a few hundred "loved" it ratings but I'm glad I did with this recipe. I had to use a few different substitutions since I was snowed in but it was absolutely delicious. I used sweet Italian sausage for the chicken sausage, Blue cheese for the Gorgonzola, smoked Gouda for Fontina and made my own Alfredo sauce using the "quick & easy alfredo sauce recipe" from this site.
It was a good quick meal for my family. Everyone liked it and I would make it again. The only thing I did differently was the meat. My grocery store was out of the sausage, so I used chicken, which was probably a better choice for my family anyway.
This was great! I did not use sausage, but simply crumbled some bacon into the mixture at the time the recipe called for the sausage. Didn't change anything other than also added some fresh spinach to the onions and mushrooms. I'm not a gorgonzola fan but I was making this for the gorgonzola fan in my life, and I'll admit that I really enjoyed it! :)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Tortellini and Sausage in Gorgonzola Cream Sauce
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 565
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