Creamy Tortellini Casserole

Toss tender tortellini and colorful vegetables with a quick-to-fix white sauce. It's ready in little more than 30 minutes!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
cup shredded carrots
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
package (8 oz) sliced mushrooms (3 cups)
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cups milk
1
cup shredded Gouda cheese (4 oz)
3/4
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas, thawed (from 12 oz bag)
1
package (9 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
1/2
cup finely crushed buttery crackers

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°. Spray 1 1/2-quart casserole with cooking spray.
  • 2 Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook carrots, onion and mushrooms in butter about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are tender.
  • 3 Stir in flour and salt. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until mixture is bubbly; remove from heat. Stir in cheese, peas and tortellini. Spoon into casserole. Sprinkle with crackers.
  • 4 Bake uncovered about 15 minutes or until edge begins to bubble.

Expert Tips

Quickly dress up this casserole and give it a subtle smoky flavor by using smoked Gouda cheese instead of regular Gouda.

This casserole is perfect for those who are looking for a meal without meat. Serve with a crisp Caesar salad and warm breadsticks.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
435
(
Calories from Fat
215),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
770mg
770%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.