Tortellini Minestrone Casserole

Keep five convenience items on hand so you can get an Italian-style casserole cooking in just 15 minutes!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4

1
package (9 oz) refrigerated three-cheese tortellini
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables
1
can (14 oz) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained
1
can (15 oz) great northern beans, rinsed, drained
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1/2
cup water
1/4
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In ungreased 2-quart casserole or 8-inch square glass baking dish, mix all ingredients except cheese. Cover with foil.
  • 2 Bake 45 minutes. Uncover and stir well. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered 10 to 15 minutes longer or until center is hot and cheese is golden brown.

Expert Tips

For a colorful change, try pinto or red kidney beans in this recipe. Cannellini beans are a good substitute for the great northern beans, too.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
680mg
680%;
Total Carbohydrate
48g
48%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.