Cheese Tortellini W/ Creamy Tomato Sauce & Spinach

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

One of my kids favorite meals. They love spinach, which is a good thing. This is an easy meal to throw together. A nice one skillet meal.

I hope you try it..


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Serves:

4 - 6 depending on servings

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

16 oz
package, cheese tortellini ( frozen or from pasta aisle)
15 oz
can italian diced tomatoes (with garlic and olive oil)
1 - 8 oz
can tomato sauce
2 c
spinach, chopped ( i used block of frozen , thawed )
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
2 clove
garlic, minced
3/4 c
milk
3/4 c
heavy cream
2 Tbsp
flour
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
hot pepper flakes to taste ( optional )

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare tortellini according to package. Drain
2
In a large skillet; combine the tomatoes ( undrained ), sauce, garlic, spinach, salt and pepper. Over medium heat, bring mixture to a boil. Stirring occasionally.
3
In a separate bowl; mix cream, milk and flour with a whisk till smooth.

Pour milk mixture into the tomato mixture, also adding parmesan cheese.

Cook until bubbling again, then reduce heat and simmer about 3 minutes until thick.
4
Add cooked tortellini and stir to fully coat with sauce. Remove from heat and let cool 5 minutes to further thicken sauce. Add hot pepper flakes if using now.
5
I serve with a salad and garlic toast.


Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy