A simple pan sauce and fresh vegetables dress up family-favorite cheese tortellini.

Source: Midwest Living

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hands-on:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
5 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare tortellini according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup cooking water. Set aside.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms and garlic; cook about 5 minutes or until mushrooms are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in wine, tomatoes, basil, salt, cayenne and reserved pasta water. Simmer 3 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in remaining butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, until melted.

  • Remove from heat. Stir in tortellini and spinach until spinach is just wilted. Serve immediately. If desired, lightly sprinkle with nutmeg before serving.

Nutrition Facts

436 calories; fat 23g; cholesterol 70mg; saturated fat 13g; carbohydrates 39g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 1g; trans fatty acid 1g; insoluble fiber 5g; sugars 4g; protein 14g; vitamin a 6190.4IU; vitamin c 35.2mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 2.5mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 173.4mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 826mg; potassium 374mg; calcium 192mg; iron 4.5mg.
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