Cheese Lovers Tortelloni with Caramelized Onion, Bacon and Thyme
10-15
min
cooking time
2/3
servings
Easy
difficulty

Cheese Lovers Tortelloni with Caramelized Onion, Bacon and Thyme

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Ingredients

  • One 10-oz package Giovanni Rana Cheese Lovers Tortelloni
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil + extra for drizzling
  • 1 brown onion sliced into thin wedges
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp vinegar at your choice (white wine, red wine, balsamic, apple)
  • 2.5 oz bacon sliced and roughly chopped
  • 4 sprigs of thyme
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
10-15
min
cooking time
2/3
servings
Easy
difficulty

Preparation

Heat the oil in a large pan; add bacon and sauté 3-4 minutes until crispy. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add the onion and 2 sprigs of thyme to the pan, season with salt and pepper and cook on low heat for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar and splash with the vinegar. Cook 5 minutes more stirring from time to time until, onion is brown and caramelized. Add bacon back to the pan.

In the meantime, cook the Tortelloni in a large saucepan of salted boiling water according to package instructions and drain reserving ½ cup of cooking water. Add the Tortelloni to the pan with reserved liquid and toss to combine.

Divide between plates, drizzle with little oil, top with thyme leaves and black pepper to taste.


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