Jump-start dinner with quick-cooking refrigerated pasta and frozen veggies.
package (9 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen cut broccoli (or other frozen vegetable)
cups quartered cherry tomatoes
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
tablespoon grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
medium cloves garlic, finely chopped
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste, if desired
Cook tortellini as directed on package, adding broccoli for the last 2 to 3 minutes of cook time; drain thoroughly.
Add remaining ingredients except salt and pepper; toss. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Chopped fresh parsley is a good substitute for the fresh basil.
Use your favorite. Other options are tortellini filled with spinach, meat or chicken.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.