cheese tortellini w/ creamy tomato sauce & spinach

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
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By Cassie *
from Somewhere, PA

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.. My photos

serves 4 - 6 depending on servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For cheese tortellini w/ creamy tomato sauce & spinach

  • 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
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • hot pepper flakes to taste ( optional )

How To Make cheese tortellini w/ creamy tomato sauce & spinach

  • 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!

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