Tortellini In Tomato- Cream Sauce

Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Delicious rosy colored sauce that will make your taste buds beg for more.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 stalks celery
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 3 tablespoons salad oil
  • 1 (28 ounce) can plum tomatoes
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon sugar
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb cheese tortellini or 1 lb meat-filled tortellini, fresh or frozen
  • 12 cup whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil (don't use dried)

Directions

  1. Mince carrots,celery, and onion.
  2. In a dutch oven over medium high heat in hot oil,cook celery, carrots and onion for 5 minutes, stirring every once in awhile.
  3. Add tomatoes with their liquid,salt,sugar, and pepper.
  4. Over high heat, heat to boiling.
  5. Reduce heat to medium;cook 10 minutes, uncovered, stirring occasionally.
  6. While sauce is simmering,cook tortellini as package directs.
  7. Put sauce into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  8. Pour sauce back into pan.
  9. Over medium heat, gradually stir in cream and basil; heat through.
  10. Drain tortellini; return to sauce pot.
  11. Add tomato sauce to tortellini; over medium heat,heat through, tossing gently to mix.

Reviews

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This was very good. I chose this recipe over others because it uses fresh vegetables. The only changes I made were to use 1 stalk of celery instead of 2 and to use 2 cloves of garlic. Will be making it again.

LZAK September 13, 2005

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