Spicy Tortellini Recipe
Spicy Tortellini Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Spicy V8 juice is the surprise ingredient behind this savory Test Kitchen creation. Tortellini takes a cue from stew and is served up in a sauce that’s brimming with flavor.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, diced
  • 1/3 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1 can (5-1/2 ounces) spicy hot V8 juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 cup dried cheese tortellini
  • Shredded Asiago cheese, optional

Directions

In a small saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels. In the drippings, saute the celery, onion and garlic until tender.
Combine cornstarch and broth until smooth; stir into celery mixture. Add the V8 juice, chili powder, sugar and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Add tortellini. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tortellini is tender. Sprinkle with bacon. Garnish with Asiago cheese if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Tortellini in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p61

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cup: 401 calories, 20g fat (9g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 1293mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 12g protein.

  • 2 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, diced
  • 1/3 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1 can (5-1/2 ounces) spicy hot V8 juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 cup dried cheese tortellini
  • Shredded Asiago cheese, optional
  1. In a small saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels. In the drippings, saute the celery, onion and garlic until tender.
  2. Combine cornstarch and broth until smooth; stir into celery mixture. Add the V8 juice, chili powder, sugar and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. Add tortellini. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tortellini is tender. Sprinkle with bacon. Garnish with Asiago cheese if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Tortellini in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p61

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