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Decadent Tortellini Primavera Recipe
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Decadent Tortellini Primavera Recipe

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This decadent tortellini with spinach, mushrooms and tomatoes always brings compliments. Dressed up with fresh Parmesan cheese, no one even notices it's meatless! —Susie Pietrowski, Belton, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 341 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 671 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute mushrooms and onion in butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in milk; heat through. Stir in cream cheese until blended. Add spinach and Italian seasoning; heat through.
  2. Drain tortellini; toss with sauce and tomato. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Tortellini Primavera in Light & Tasty June/July 2007, p7

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 341 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 671 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Mar. 31, 2014

"Absolutely wonderful! My husband even ate vegetarian this night!!"

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Reviewed Dec. 26, 2012

"Delicious recipe. It is definitely a do it again recipe. May try it with chunks of chicken in it."

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Reviewed Apr. 12, 2012

"Wow! I'm surprised at the differences in appeal of this dish. I LOVE IT!! But then, I love cheese stuffed tortellini....so maybe that's the thing. This was decadant and very yummy. I would make it for a party! But I could see where you may want to salt it if you're used to that...I'm used to a low salt diet so it did not bother me."

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Reviewed Feb. 15, 2012

"I can't even click on a star...this is one of the worst meals I have ever made. No one, even my sonwho will eat anything pushed it aside. YUK!!!"

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"Did not like - too rich, pasty, & tasteless - sorry!"

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