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Turkey Tortellini Toss

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

One night I had frozen cheese tortellini on hand but didn’t have a clue about what I was going to make. I scanned my cupboards and refrigerator, and soon I was happily cooking away. So fresh-tasting and simple, this is a combination I turn to again and again! —Leo Parr, New Orleans, Louisiana
Turkey Tortellini Toss Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen cheese tortellini (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup shredded Asiago cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook turkey, zucchini and garlic over medium heat until turkey is no longer pink, 7-9 minutes, breaking turkey into crumbles; drain. Add tomatoes, oregano, salt and pepper flakes; cook 2 minutes longer. Stir in 3/4 cup cheese.
  3. Drain tortellini; add to skillet and toss to combine. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 332 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 449mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein.

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