Creamy Tomato Tortellini with Sausage Recipe
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Creamy Tomato Tortellini with Sausage Recipe

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No one will believe that just three ingredients make up this tomato sauce that tastes like it bubbled away all day on top of the stove. It's that good. — Jennifer Eggert, Scottsdale, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 2 fully cooked Italian chicken sausage links (3 ounces each), sliced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, undrained
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 298 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 824 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook and stir sausage over medium-high heat 4-5 minutes or until browned. Add tomatoes and spinach; cook and stir just until spinach is wilted. Stir in cream cheese until melted.
  2. Drain tortellini; add to sausage mixture. Toss to combine. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Tomato Tortellini with Sausage in Taste of Home September/October 2013

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 298 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 824 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Nov. 15, 2014

"Easy and delicious!"

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Reviewed Nov. 12, 2014

"Awesome recipe- easy to make and tasty. May try next time to add mushrooms or zuccini for added flavors and textures. It was so good, my picky eater daughter asked for seconds."

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2014

"Quick, easy and delicious! What else do you want? My family loves this!"

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Reviewed Oct. 31, 2014

"This recipe was quick...easy....and the whole family loved it. Definately a keeper!!!"

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Reviewed Oct. 31, 2014

"Exchange the sausage for shrimp."

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