Cheese Tortellini with Tomatoes and Corn Recipe
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Cheese Tortellini with Tomatoes and Corn Recipe

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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.
MAKES:4 servings
Healthy Quick Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 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

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.


  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.
Originally published as Cheese Tortellini with Tomatoes and Corn in Healthy Cooking August/September 2009, p43

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed May. 2, 2016

"This is an excellent dish. I added 1/4 tsp. salt to the dish as it seemed a little bland. My husband and a dinner guest raved about it."

Reviewed Nov. 8, 2015

"Very good and very simple to make. Needed a little more flavor for my family, so added an extra 1/2 tsp. of salt and a little more Parmesan. Will make again."

Reviewed Aug. 30, 2015

"Like juicyfruit007, I also recommend this with grilled corn cut off the cob. It's a great dish for summer!"

Reviewed Aug. 28, 2015

"I would say this was fine, but just didn't "wow" me. My husband begrudgingly ate it, but said he wouldn't want to have it again. Overall it was easy to make and I like that it is healthy and low in sodium. I'm not sure if I'll make it again since Mr. Picky will be complaining about it. For non-vegetarians, I think some crumbled bacon would be a nice addition."

Reviewed Jul. 16, 2015

"This recipe is simple to make and very delicious. I will definitely make it again. I did add a dollop of "verde pasta sauce" to the finished dish for a little more flavor."

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