Total Time
Prep 6 mins
Cook 20 mins

A light sauce tortellini dish that is flavored with garlic and basil. The spinach and tomato add body and color.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook tortellini to desired doneness as directed on the package.
  2. Drain and keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot.
  4. Add onion and garlic.
  5. Cook until tender and lightly browned, about 4 minutes.
  6. Add spinach, salt, and pepper; cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Stir in the whipping cream and cheese; cook until the mixture just comes to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat to low stir in cooked tortellini.
  9. Cook an additional 4 to 5 minutes or until heated through.
  10. Serve with additional parmesan cheese.


Most Helpful

Took to long to prepare for such a little flavor.

bananabreadeater September 07, 2011

My husband and I liked this fairly well, but we both thought that there was too much spinach in it. Next time I will probably use about 1/2 the spinach. We're not big fans of parmesan so I used a monterey jack and cheddar blend and the dish turned out pretty good.

Carrie in Greenville September 16, 2010

Very nice, healthy dish! I used drained canned tomatoes because I didn't have fresh on hand. I sprinkled a little crushed red pepper flakes in too. Will make this again. Thanks, Carole in Orlando

carole in orlando June 16, 2006

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