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Creamy Tortellini with Spinach & Tomatoes

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It is hard to find a nice pasta dinner in one dish, but this creamy spinach with tomato dumplings serves it.

You can use fresh, frozen, or dried tortellini in this recipe. I don’t lie, the frozen tortellini is one of my favorite things in the fridge. Easy to get a bag and look at the recipe. You can’t miss cooking time, it’s faster than regular pasta.

For such a favorite meal, this meal is just as easy. Cook the tortellini according to the instructions on the packaging, drain the water and leave for a while. Then everything is in one bowl. Easy to fix and even easier to clean.

Isn’t this a perfect recipe for everyone?

So let’s dig deeper! .. List of ingredients in spinach recipe Tomato dumpling recipe is medium, but not very long. Also, it uses almost always what we have, which makes it the best choice for a busy night.

From start to finish, in less than 20 minutes, you can enjoy healthy hot food on the table that the whole family will love.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb cheese tortellini
  • 1 teaspoon onion flakes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 14.5 ounce can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Begin by boiling your tortellini noodles until they are al dente (aka ready). Follow the directions on the package for boiling time.
  2. While the tortellini is boiling, roughly chop the spinach.
  3. Heat a large skillet using medium heat and put the two minced garlic into it. Saute it briefly until fragrant, about thirty seconds or so.
  4. Add into the skillet the petite diced tomatoes (undrained), spinach, salt, pepper, dried basil, and onion flakes.
  5. Cook and stir over medium high heat until the mixture begins to bubble.
  6. In another bowl, combine the flour and half-and-half. Whisk until fairly smooth.
  7. Add the creamy mixture into the the skillet along with the Parmesan cheese.
  8. Heat through and reduce the heat to medium low and continue to stir and cook until it thickens, about 5 minutes.
  9. Add the drained tortellini and mix together gently.
  10. Serve and enjoy!
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Creamy Tortellini with Spinach & Tomatoes


  • Author: Maily's
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes

Description

Cheese tortellini dipped in salty tomato sauce and mixed with healthy spinach for the perfect family meal free of meat.


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Ingredients

  • 1 lb cheese tortellini
  • 1 teaspoon onion flakes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 14.5 ounce can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Instructions

  1. Begin by boiling your tortellini noodles until they are al dente (aka ready). Follow the directions on the package for boiling time.
  2. While the tortellini is boiling, roughly chop the spinach.
  3. Heat a large skillet using medium heat and put the two minced garlic into it. Saute it briefly until fragrant, about thirty seconds or so.
  4. Add into the skillet the petite diced tomatoes (undrained), spinach, salt, pepper, dried basil, and onion flakes.
  5. Cook and stir over medium high heat until the mixture begins to bubble.
  6. In another bowl, combine the flour and half-and-half. Whisk until fairly smooth.
  7. Add the creamy mixture into the the skillet along with the Parmesan cheese.
  8. Heat through and reduce the heat to medium low and continue to stir and cook until it thickens, about 5 minutes.
  9. Add the drained tortellini and mix together gently.
  10. Serve and enjoy!

  • Category: Pasta
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6
  • Calories: 359kcal
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Sodium: 713mg
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 16g
  • Cholesterol: 55mg

Keywords: creamy tortellini with spinach & tomatoes

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