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


  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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