Pizza Pasta

Quicker than pizza delivery, you can have this terrific pizza-flavored tortellini ready to dish up!

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

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz) refrigerated three cheese-filled tortellini
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
6
oz sliced pepperoni (from 8-oz package), chopped (about 1 3/4 cups)
1
jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ tomato pasta sauce (any flavor)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
Fresh basil leaves, if desired

  • 1 In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook tortellini as directed on package, adding bell pepper during entire cooking time. Drain and return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Stir pepperoni and pasta sauce into tortellini mixture; cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated. Top individual servings with cheese. Garnish with basil.

Expert Tips

Refrigerated pastas have a shorter cooking time than dry pasta, making them a great choice for nights when you need to make dinner quickly.

Other favorite pizza toppings, such as olives or cooked sausage, can be used in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 1/4 Cups)
Calories
510
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
1450mg
1450%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.