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Spinach Cheese Tortellini

In Greenbrier, Arkansas, Jamie Staggs whips up this creamy pasta dish for potlucks. "It's a hit at every gathering," she says. "I serve it from the slow cooker to keep it warm."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute mushrooms in butter until tender. Add the spinach and tomato; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted, stirring occasionally. Drain tortellini; add to skillet. Cook 2-3 minutes or until bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 378 calories, 27g fat (16g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 674mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.

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  • manderpants
    Aug 23, 2011

    I have made this recipe over and over again. My family LOVES it. There are never leftovers!

  • mojen
    Oct 16, 2009

    We loved this recipe! Made these changes: Used a bag of baby spinach, which I steamed first. 1/2 large onion added with the mushrooms being sauteed. A dash of red chili flakes, gave it a little punch. So good!

  • jamawat526
    May 13, 2008

    needs a little bit more flavor. A little more garlic or something.

  • cfraley
    Mar 24, 2008

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