Tortellini with Tomato-Cream Sauce Recipe
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Tortellini with Tomato-Cream Sauce Recipe

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Put frozen food and pantry staples to mouthwatering use in this warm and satisfying meatless meal. —Barbra Stanger, West Jordan, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Additional grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 459 calories, 33 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 835 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the tomatoes, spinach, basil, salt and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until liquid is absorbed, about 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in cream and cheese. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Drain tortellini; toss with sauce. Sprinkle with additional cheese if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Tortellini with Tomato-Cream Sauce in Simple & Delicious February/March 2011, p54

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 459 calories, 33 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 835 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Oct. 8, 2014

"Oh My Goodness!! This was so delicious!! Even after being reheated. I will definitely make this again. Made it exactly as recipe called for. YUMMY!"

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2014

"Great! Will definitely make again."

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Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"Fantastic! To make this a little more kid friendly I blended the onion, garlic, and tomatoes after sautéing them. The sauce still turned out well. The kids and we parents really enjoyed this yummy pasta dish."

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"LOVED this! Tasted like something you'd get from Olive Garden. I did not use onion or fresh garlic. Instead I used garlic powder and I think this shortened the cooking time. Will definitely make again!"

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Reviewed Dec. 31, 2013

"My entire family loved this...which is sometimes hard to say."

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