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Creamy Spinach and Tortellini

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For Florentine flair, pair cheese tortellini with spinach, tomato and basil in a creamy sauce.

-Pillsbury.com

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Ingredients

  • 2 (9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated or 1 (19-oz.) pkg. frozen cheese-filled tortellini
  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach, thawed, undrained*
  • 1 cup cubed seeded tomato
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese

Details

Preparation time 25mins
Cooking time 25mins
Adapted from pillsbury.com

Preparation

Step 1


Cook tortellini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.

Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; cook about 4 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add spinach, tomato, basil, salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in whipping cream and cheese. Cook until mixture just comes to a boil.

Reduce heat to low; stir in cooked tortellini. Cook an additional 4 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. If desired, serve with additional Parmesan cheese.

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Nutrition Information
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups

Calories
730 (
Calories from Fat
360),

% Daily Value

Total Fat
40g
40%

(Saturated Fat
20g,
20% ),

Cholesterol
155mg
155%;
Sodium
970mg
970%;
Total Carbohydrate
70g
70%

(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
Sugars
7g
7% ),

Protein
23g
23% ;

% Daily Value*:

Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
20%;

Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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