Creamy Spinach and Tortellini

For Florentine flair, pair cheese tortellini with spinach, tomato and basil in a creamy sauce.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
(9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated or 1 (19-oz.) pkg. frozen cheese-filled tortellini
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/2
cup chopped onion
3
garlic cloves, minced
1
(9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach, thawed, undrained*
1
cup cubed seeded tomato
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
cup whipping cream
1/4
cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
  • 1 Cook tortellini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; cook about 4 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add spinach, tomato, basil, salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in whipping cream and cheese. Cook until mixture just comes to a boil.
  • 3 Reduce heat to low; stir in cooked tortellini. Cook an additional 4 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. If desired, serve with additional Parmesan cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    730
    (
    Calories from Fat
    360),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    40g
    40%
    (Saturated Fat
    20g,
    20%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    155mg
    155%;
    Sodium
    970mg
    970%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    70g
    70%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    4 1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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