Cheese Tortellini in pesto with pancetta and carmelized onions

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Cheese Tortellini in pesto with pancetta and carmelized onions

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 150-200 g pancetta cut into 1"x 1/4" strips
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 350 g cheese tortellini
  • 3-4 cups pesto sauce see recipe linked above

Instructions

  • fry the pancetta in a large pan until crisp- about 10 - 15 minutes around medium-high heat.
  • Remove the pancetta from the pan with a slotted spoon, keeping the grease. Add the onions and fry on medium til deep brown - 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove the onions from the pan and drain almost all the grease except 1-2 tbsp worth
  • Cook the tortellini to slightly less than the package directions, drain and add back to the greased pan with the onions and the pancetta. Toss to thouroughly coat the tortellini in the pancetta grease, then fold in the pesto and serve.

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