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Cheese Tortellini with Tomatoes and Corn Recipe

Cheese Tortellini with Tomatoes and Corn Recipe

Garden-fresh flavors make this tomato and corn dish a delight! Plus, it's as easy as it is special. —Sally Maloney, Dallas, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 3-1/3 cups fresh or frozen corn (about 16 ounces)
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a 6-qt. stockpot, cook tortellini according to package directions, adding corn during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain; transfer to a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-3/4 cups equals 366 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 286 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.