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Chicken Tortellini Skillet Recipe

Chicken Tortellini Skillet Recipe

Dinner’s on the table in no time with this tasty chicken and pasta recipe from Chandra Benjamin of Eden Prairie, Minnesota. “I’m a graduate student and live alone, so the recipes I make are inexpensive and make just a few servings,” Chandra notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:3 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat until juices run clear.
  • 2. Drain tortellini; add to skillet. Stir in spaghetti sauce. Sprinkle with cheese. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 627 calories, 24 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 1,150 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 47 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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