Make-ahead Tomato Basil Tortellini Bake Recipe

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Make-Ahead Tomato Basil Tortellini Bake

michelle 'FLAME' kelley

By
@flameswithinice

this one freezes so nice. make it ahead and just freeze in a freezer/oven/table dish. will last up to two months in your freezer if in a air tight dish. make some fresh garlic bread sticks by Pillsbury,a light green salad. may try a sweet berry tart or cobbler for dessert


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Serves:

6

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr 45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 pkg.(1 lb.) frozen cheese tortellini
1 cup frozen peas
1 tub(10 oz.) philadelphia tomato & basil cooking creme
1 cup spaghetti sauce
1/4 cup water
1 red pepper cut into bite-size pieces
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup shredded italian* five cheese with a touch of philadelphia

I LOVE CREAM CHEESE AND PHILADELPHIA IS BY FAR THE BEST BRAND.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt
2
and adding peas for the last minute of pasta cooking drain.
3
Mix all remaining ingredients except shredded cheese in saucepan.Return pasta to pan; mix lightly.
4
Spoon into 9-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with shredded cheese.
5
Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Freeze up to 3 months.Refrigerate overnight to thaw.
6
Heat oven to 350ºF. Remove plastic wrap from baking dish; cover with foil. Bake 1 hour or until heated through, uncovering after 45 min.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #creamcheese, #meatless