Roasted Pepper Tortellini Recipe
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Roasted Pepper Tortellini Recipe

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Refrigerated tortellini cooks quickly, but you can also use dried tortellini.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 package (20 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 5 Italian sausage links
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 jars (7 ounces each) roasted sweet red peppers, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 521 calories, 28g fat (10g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 1249mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 26g protein.


  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook sausage in oil over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Cut into 1/4-in. slices.
  2. Place the red peppers in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Drain tortellini. Add the tortellini, pureed peppers and pizza sauce to the skillet; stir to combine. Cook for 5 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheeses; cover and heat until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Roasted Pepper Tortellini in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p178

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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

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hspin User ID: 7182330 120624
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2014

"Husband really enjoyed this. I normally don't care for sausage, but it wasn't too bad!"

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