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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 Jun. 13, 2015

"Really good. Next time I would consider using frseh spinach instead of frozen. May even make 1/2 recipe as a side dish."

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2015

"This was fantastic! I was actually surprised how much I really liked it! I will definitely be making this again."

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Reviewed Feb. 13, 2015

"Good meatless meal. Will definitely make again."

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Reviewed Feb. 2, 2015

"This is really good! We ate it as a side dish with grilled pork chops and warm rolls. I skipped the onions, used fresh spinach and made a bit more sauce than recipe! Definitely a keeper for my family!"

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2015

"I followed the recipe exactly except I cooked the onions in butter rather than oil and I added two fully cooked and cubed chicken breasts! WONDERFUL!!!"

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