Tortellini with Tomato-Cream Sauce
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 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
- 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.
- Stir in cream and cheese. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until thickened, 8-10 minutes.
- Drain tortellini; toss with sauce. Sprinkle with additional cheese if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 459 calories, 33g fat (18g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 835mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 13g protein.
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Feb 10, 2019
Oct 27, 2018
Oustamding and simple! My husband and I both devoured it. This is my new go-to white sauce. Fabulous!
Oct 22, 2018
My husband loves this recipe, he asks me to make it often!!! I make it as is and sometimes add some meat. Great recipe!!!!!
Mar 30, 2017
Fantastic! I made the sauce with 2 TBSP butter, 2 TBSP flour and 1 1/2 cups milk with 2 oz cream cheese and 1/2 cup pecorino-romano cheese. I also added some sweet Italian sausage. Perfect!
Feb 25, 2017
Love this recipe. First time made ads written. Second time substituted ravioli. Still awesome. Third time I saut?ed shrimp and served over bow ties. Every time was as big winner.
Feb 8, 2017
Delicious! I doubled the recipe and made a few changes to use up what I had on hand. I used frozen cheese ravioli instead of tortellini and used about two-thirds cream and one-third milk in an effort to save calories and fat (and also because I didn't have quite enough cream on hand). It came out wonderfully and I will definitely be making this recipe again.
Dec 4, 2016
This has become a regular family dinner. Love it!
Nov 27, 2016
Oct 22, 2016
Well my husband says this is definately a keeper! He's not a spinach guy so I left that out. Instead I sauteed some onions and mushrooms cut up a chicken breast & browned it with them. I used my Roma tomatoes from the garden. Also added some gouda cheese that I had left over from another recipe. Whenever I get a recipe that calls for heavy cream I always use fat free half & half - works just as well. It became a 1 dish meal.
Jun 5, 2016
I always use fresh ingredients when possible. this looked very good, but it was excellent when I made it with fresh spinach and basil. Did use canned tomatoes though.