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Vegetable Cheese Tortellini Recipe

Vegetable Cheese Tortellini Recipe

This side is so good, even kids eat it up and get nutritious vegetables in the process.—Jennifer Marriott, Batavia, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen California-blend vegetables, thawed
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar or Swiss cheese spread
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook tortellini according to package directions, adding vegetables during the last few minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the cheese spread, milk and pepper. Cook over low heat until heated through. Drain tortellini mixture and toss with cheese sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 325 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 800 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 17 g protein.