Tortellini with Peas and Ham

I’m in a “quick dinners” mode these days.  Amelia has had an over-abundance of doctors appointments, medical tests, etc as of late.  (And not to mention, sleep deprivation plus labor intensive dinners don’t go well together!)  I threw this together one night because I had all the ingredients on hand and we were really happy with it.  It’s quick, easy, and comforting.  Three good things!
TORTELLINI WITH HAM AND PEAS
Recipe by My Stained Apron
2 T butter
1 cup chopped ham
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese, shredded or grated
1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
24 oz tortellini
salt and pepper, to taste
Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
Add ham, saute for a couple minutes.
Add cream, milk, and 1 cup of Parmesan cheese.
Let simmer on medium low heat until thickened.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
Cook tortellini according to package directions.
Add to sauce along with peas, toss to coat.
Garnish with additional Parmesan cheese.
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