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Creamy Tomato Tortellini with Sausage Recipe

Creamy Tomato Tortellini with Sausage Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.

Reviews for Creamy Tomato Tortellini with Sausage

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2015

"This was good, but needed a little sonethin' somethin'. I added a few shakes of Jane's Krazy Salt seasoning, but it needed something else. Next time I'll add more sausage, and some fresh garlic. Also, maybe some Better 'n Boullion will do the trick. Just maybe 1/2 a teaspoon or so. I'll make it again, but needs a bit of tweaking to make it awesome. Enjoyed the recipe, though."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2015

"This was so easy to make and very tasty. Loved it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2015

"Tried this not very tasty - rather boring. I won't try this again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2015

"Very tasty and easy. This will definitely be one of my new go to meals."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2015

"Did I miss something? I can only see 2 ingredients for the sauce - diced tomatoes and cream cheese. The recipe description says there are 3 ingredients. Is it meaning that the sausage or spinach is part of the sauce? That doesn't sound right to me."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2015

"This is now a regular meal for my family!! So easy and a definite crowd pleaser. 5 stars!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2014

"Easy and delicious!"

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2014

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

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2014

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

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2014

"Exchange the sausage for shrimp."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 12, 2014

"We have made this dish several times and LOVE it"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2013

"I have 5 extremely picky kids and they all loved this. I have made it 4 times since I tried it the first time 2 months ago. A definite keeper!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2013

"Wow! Could not believe something so easy to make would be so delicious! Will definitely be making this again. Whole family, even the baby, liked it. :-D"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2013

"This was a great and quick meal that I will make again. I substituted frozen kale, and used ground Italian sausage with great results."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2013

"I doubles the tomatoes and cheese, we like more sauce. Love this!!!!!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2013

"Think the cream cheese resulted in a sweet sauce that we didn't care for. Perhaps substituting heavy cream mixed with corn starch would result in a more pleasing to our palate outcome."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2013

"I am so excited about this recipe! I made it last night in about 15 minutes and it was completely delicious. I substituted bow tie pasta for the tortellini and turkey kielbasa for the chicken sausage because that's what I had on hand. I also used frozen spinach, right out of the bag. Sooooooo yummy with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese on top and some garlic bread. I will make this once a week! Love the sauce with cream cheese. Never thought of that for a pasta sauce!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2013

"Very easy recipe...like that I can keep all but the fresh spinach in my pantry and whip up with little head time. I did add baby bella mushrooms, an onion and some fresh basil to bulk up the recipe a bit. But the flavor was there even without those additions....the garlic canned tomatoes do the trick well!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2013

"I made this recipe a few weeks ago. I used half the spinach and more meat than what was called for. I hardly ate any because I used hot Italian sausage and it was too spicy for me, but it tasted good. And my husband loved it too."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2013

"I didn't have diced tomatoes- replaced with stewed. The 6 kids I fed were all happy and 2 were super picky. Before adding tortellini I put some aside for the Gluten free diet adult. I doubled the recipe and fed 2 adults, a hungry teenager and 5 kids with enough for 2-3 small lunches. It goes in the rotation!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2013

"This was easy and tasty. I had plenty of sauce for the whole package. I added minced garlic since I did not have a can of tomatoes with garlic and onion. I used four chicken italian sausages and extra spinach since I was feeding men and boys."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2013

"My husband and I both liked this a lot. I did buy fresh Italian chicken sausage & this recipe is delicious as is :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2013

"Super easy. We really liked this."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2013

"The only substitution to this recipe that I made was replacing the sausage with turkey bacon. I was making this recipe for myself and didn't want to purchase a package of sausage for just 2 links. I had bacon already in the fridge. I enjoyed the recipe. It is easy to put together in a hurry and would be good for working parents who want a quick dinner on the table. I felt like there wasn't enough sauce for all 19 oz of the tortellini so I didn't add it all in. Also, for my liking, I added half the spinach. A whole 6 oz bag would be a lot of spinach in relation to the other ingredients. Use your own judgement and taste for that. Just be cautious adding all the pasta in; it may be on the dry side. I will definitely make again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2013

"This was great! I was tired after a long day and was just about to pick up pizza AGAIN when I realized I had all the ingredients for this at home. It tasted a lot like a restaurant recipe. I did sauté 1/4 of an onion with the sausage and threw in a little thyme and fennel in the sauce. I might try adding mushrooms next time just because we like them."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2013

"Simple and delicious! I made 2 versions... As written and Tweaked version, both received amazing reviews from our guests."

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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