, plus more for garnish (optional)
COOK tortellini following package directions. Drain and set aside, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.
HEAT a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Cook bacon, turning, until crispy, about 10 min. Drain on paper towel and discard all but 2 tbsp fat from pan. Add garlic and parsley and cook for 1 min. Add cream, peas, reserved cooking liquid and salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring often, until cream has thickened slightly, 3 min.
STIR in tortellini and 1/3 cup of the parmesan cheese and toss until hot, about 2 min. Remove from heat. Crumble in bacon and stir in remaining 1/3 cup parmesan cheese and more parsley. Kitchen Tip: Serve this easy alfredo pasta with a fresh green salad.