Tortellini With Spinach

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Broke Guy

Brown butter sauce gives this dish it's warm and hearty flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb fresh cheese tortellini or 1 lb frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 small bunch flat-leaf spinach, thick stems removed
  • 1 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, finely grated
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Cook the tortellini according to the package directions, adding the peas during the last minute of cooking.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat and cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown (2-3 minutes).
  3. Add the spinach and tomato and cook, tossing occasionally, until the spinach is wilted and the tomato begins to soften (4 to 5 minutes).
  4. Drain the tortellini and peas. Add the tortellini, peas, lemon zest and juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper to the skillet and toss to combine.

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