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One-Pot Cheesy Tortellini and Sausage

One-Pot Cheesy Tortellini and Sausage
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6

Get a delicious Italian dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes with this easy one-pot recipe. ...MORE+ LESS-

Corey Valley Corey Valley
December 26, 2017

Ingredients

1
lb cooked pork sausage, sliced
1
small yellow onion, diced
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic pasta sauce tomato basil
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
20
oz refrigerated cheese tortellini
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
6
fresh basil leaves, chopped

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, cook sliced sausage, onion and garlic 5 to 7 minutes or until onion softens and sausage starts to brown.
  • 2
    Stir in sauce, tomatoes, chicken broth and tortellini. Cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tortellini is cooked.
  • 3
    Remove from heat; sprinkle with cheese and basil. Serve when cheese has melted.

Expert Tips

  • Want to lighten things up? Swap chicken sausage for the pork sausage.
  • Although mozzarella is perfect in this recipe, feel free to use your favorite cheese.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
125mg
42%
Sodium
960mg
40%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
8g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Want an easy shortcut to dinner? Pull out that bag of refrigerated tortellini and you’re on your way to a tasty meal. This 30-minute, cheese tortellini recipe steps up basic tortellini by adding it to cooked sausage, onion and garlic and simmering it with flavorful chicken broth, pasta sauce and diced tomatoes. Once the tortellini is cooked through, all you have to do is remove from the heat, sprinkle with cheese and fresh basil and your dinner is done — all in one pot, no less! Need a dinner you can come home to? Betty’s got ideas for slow-cooker tortellini, tortellini soup, totellini pasta salad and more delicious tortellini recipes you can make ahead, plus tips you don’t want to miss on how to buy, store and cook pasta.

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