Butter & Sage Four-Cheese Tortellini and Pancetta


Tortellini Recipe. Let’s be honest… Pancetta ( bacon ) makes everything taste better! 

And Butter is definitely the “runner-up” here. Minimal ingredients like cheese tortellini make this dish super easy, quick and full of deliciousness.  Fresh Sage adds just the right amount of freshness to this tortellini dish. Enjoy with a nice glass of Chianti or Cabernet,  Cheers!


Butter & Sage Four-Cheese Tortellini and Pancetta

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian


  • 1 package Four-Cheese Fresh Tortellini ( Imported  9 oz. )
  • 5 oz Pancetta ( cubed )
  • 6 tablespoons Butter
  • 10-12 Fresh Sage leaves ( tear apart, remove long stems )
  • Parmesan Cheese  (to taste )  for serving
  • Pinch Sea Salt & coarse Black Pepper


  • For Pancetta:
    * In a medium size skillet over medium low heat, melt Butter.
    Add Pancetta,  cook until crisp.
     While Pancetta is crisping:
    Bring pot of water to gentle boil, add Tortellini. Cook about 5 minutes.
     Note: Fresh pasta cooks fast, and Tortellini is delicate. Be gentle when handling and careful not to overcook.
    Just before adding Tortellini to skillet,
    *Add Sage to Butter and Pancetta
    *Using a strainer ladle, remove Tortellini from water and add to skillet.
    *Add a pinch of Salt & Black Pepper. Gently Toss
    * Plate Tortellini and top with freshly grated or shredded Parmesan Cheese
    Buon Appetito e Mangia Bene!
Keyword cheese tortellini, cheese tortellini recipes, tortellini


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