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Roasted Pepper Tortellini Recipe

Roasted Pepper Tortellini Recipe

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

Ingredients

  • 1 package (20 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 5 Johnsonville® Mild Italian Sausage Links 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups equals 521 calories, 28 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 1,249 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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