Tortellini Al Forno {Oven Baked Tortellini Recipe}
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Tortellini Al Forno

Tortellini al forno is a quick, easy and super comforting dish that you can make in your own kitchen in 30 minutes flat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Pasta, Pasta Al Forno
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4


  • 9 oz tortellini
  • ½ cup roasted pancetta/ crumbled bacon
  • Fresh parsley chopped

Bechamel Sauce

  • 1 ⅓-1 ½ cup milk
  • 1 oz butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp dried porcini mushrooms powdered (optional)
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • Salt, pepper to taste


  • Cook tortellini according to directions on the package. Take a reference of the least time indicated as you don’t want to overcook them. Drain when ready.
  • In a food processor/coffee grinder grind dried porcini mushrooms (5-6 large pieces) skip this step completely and make tortellini al forno without it.

Bechamel Sauce

  • In a small stove-top pot melt butter.
  • Reduce the heat, add flour and whisk well breaking any lumps and making a smooth paste. Slowly pour in the milk. Continue whisking energetically and only add next portion of the milk once you have reached a smooth consistency of what’s in the pot.
  • Add porcini mushroom powder, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Continue whisking until you get a thin and velvety sauce.
    Turn off the heat and add grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • In a mixing bowl add cooked tortellini and light bechamel sauce, crispy bacon cubes and parsley. Mix gently.
  • Transfer tortellini in a baking dish and top with more grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Cook tortellini in the oven on “broil” for 10-15 minutes until light golden crust.
    Serve hot!