Cheese Tortellini W/ Creamy Tomato Sauce & Spinach

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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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Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
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 )

How to Make Cheese Tortellini W/ Creamy Tomato Sauce & Spinach

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!

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About Cheese Tortellini W/ Creamy Tomato Sauce & Spinach

Course/Dish: Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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