Festive Tortellini

Festive Tortellini
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Cook 30 mins


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 hot Italian-style sausage (3 to 4 ounces), casing removed
  • 1 sweet Italian-style sausage (3 to 4 ounces), casing removed
  • 10 dry-pack sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 can (13-3/4 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil OR: 1-1/2 teaspoons dried
  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

Make It

1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic; saute 1 to 2 minutes. Add sausages; cook, breaking up meat with wooden spoon, about 5 minutes or until no longer pink.

2. Meanwhile, place the sun-dried tomatoes in a heatproof cup. Cover with boiling water; let stand for 10 minutes or until softened. Drain well. Cut into strips.

3. Add the chicken broth to the skillet; cook over high heat until reduced by half and slightly thickened, 8 to 10 minutes. Add sun-dried tomatoes, green peas and basil. Cover and turn off heat.

4. Meanwhile, cook tortellini according to package directions; drain.

5. Stir Parmesan cheese and cream into sauce in skillet. Bring to boiling over medium heat; cook 2 to 3 minutes. Toss with hot tortellini in serving bowl.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 440, Fat, total (g): 22, chol. (mg): 67, carb. (g): 40, pro. (g): 21, sodium (mg): 919, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.