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Timesaving Tortellini

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Timesaving Tortellini
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4
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Jump-start dinner with quick-cooking refrigerated pasta and frozen veggies.
Updated Aug 2, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
  • 1 box (9 oz) frozen cut broccoli (or other frozen vegetable)
  • 2 1/2 cups quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 4 medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Cook tortellini as directed on package, adding broccoli for the last 2 to 3 minutes of cook time; drain thoroughly.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients except salt and pepper; toss. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Chopped fresh parsley is a good substitute for the fresh basil.
  • tip 2
    Use your favorite. Other options are tortellini filled with spinach, meat or chicken.

Nutrition

260 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 12g Protein, 39g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
5g
19%
Sugars
6g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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