Cheesy Baked Tortellini With Salmon

By Nif on August 05, 2009

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Ingredients

    1. 12 ounces cheese tortellini
    2. 1 1/4 cups alfredo sauce ( low fat is OK)
    3. 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
    4. 2 tablespoons green onions, thinly sliced
    5. 1 teaspoon olive oil
    6. 4 ounces salmon fillets, skinless
    7. salt and pepper
    8. 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated ( low fat is OK)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Boil salted water in a large pot. Add pasta when water is boiling and cook until just done, about 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, pour alfredo sauce in a medium saucepan and heat to medium. Add dill and green onions and salt and pepper to taste; let heat through but do NOT boil.
  4. In small frying pan, heat olive oil and add fish. Cook through, approximately 3 minutes on each side. Cut up and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. When tortellini is done, add to sauce in saucepan. Gently stir in salmon. Add half the mozzarella. Pour into casserole dish sprayed with nonstick spray and sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
  6. Bake in oven for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.