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Roasted Pepper Tortellini

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

6 servings

Refrigerated tortellini cooks quickly, but you can also use dried tortellini.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (20 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 5 Italian sausage links
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 jars (7 ounces each) roasted sweet red peppers, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 cup 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.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/3 cups: 521 calories, 28g fat (10g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 1249mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 26g protein.

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