Friday, July 18

Spinach Tomato & Cheese Tortellini

This is it. This is my son's favorite dish. He requested it often while growing up. As a result, when he married, it is one of the many recipes he requested from dear ole Mom. Creamy and delicious, Spinach Tomato & Cheese Tortellini is a crowd-pleaser and loved by my family. I serve it with Parmesan Chicken Breast and a BIG salad! I hope it soon becomes one of your families favorites as well. ENJOY!

Spinach Tomato & Cheese Tortellini
Creamy spinach tomato sauce over cheese tortellini, and I'm in HEAVEN!
SERVES 4 
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INGREDIENTS
  • 2 (9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated or 1 (19-oz.) pkg. frozen cheese-filled tortellini
  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, slightly drained*
  • 1 can (14 oz.) petite chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
WHAT TO DO
  • Cook tortellini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; cook about 4 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add spinach, tomato, basil, salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in whipping cream and cheese. Cook until mixture just comes to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low; stir in cooked tortellini. Cook an additional 4 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. If desired, serve with additional Parmesan cheese.
* To quickly thaw spinach, cut small slit in center of pouch; microwave on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes or until thawed.



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6 comments:

  1. It's one of the easiest and best things I cook!

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    1. Margaret - it's as good as it looks! Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. Oh ma gawwwwd. I think I just died and went to heaven. This look divine !! I am so gonna try this sometime this week.

    Thanks for sharing :)
    xx

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    1. Hope you enjoy Miss Lulu as much as we do! Thanks for taking the time to stop by!

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