Create a lovely pasta dinner for company without breaking the bank, with this scrumptious Italian-style recipe that dresses store-bought cheese tortellini in a simply-seasoned, silky tomato cream sauce. Place the drained pasta in your greased baking pan. That is something my family would love. This "pizza" is delicious and filling and goes perfect with a simple green salad dressed in oil and vinegar. June 16, 2020, 9:39 am. Get the latest home improvement stories straight into your inbox! Giovanni Rana Cheese-Lovers Signature Tortellini, $5.50 for a 10-ounce package at FreshDirect, Archer Farms Four-Cheese Tortellini, $4 for a 17-ounce package at Target, 9 Groceries to Buy Every Week if You Have Kids, Barilla Artisanal Collection Three-Cheese Tortellini. That's right, tortelloni, not tortellini. Drain the grease from the meat. Linda Lum (author) from Washington State, USA on September 12, 2017: Julie, it IS so tasty. That and mini cheese ravioli are always in my freezer when I don't want to spend a lot of time getting a meal together. Too funny, huh? Without a huge amount of planning, an exhaustive list of ingredients, or an endless amount of free time. Toss the tortellini with the pasta sauce. Thank you! Sprinkle with the Mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese, follow by the chopped parsley. Linda Lum (author) from Washington State, USA on November 01, 2016: Kristen - Thank you so much. PerfectHome } catch(e) {}. Required fields are marked *. If not, keep cooking. By the way--I noticed that several people who commented on this post were disappointed (?) _g1 = document.getElementById('g1-logo-inverted-img'); Set the oven to broil and watch it carefully as the broiler browns the cheese. Her version of lasagna spends 3 to 4 (unattended) hours in your slow cooker. try { We had the Tuscan soup last night; I had hoped there would be leftovers for lunch today, but...there were no survivors. Honestly, when the slugs are seeking higher ground, you know we're in trouble. Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. This pasta was so good that several tasters said they would eat it again, without any sauce. dear one we all start at the same place. Imagine cheese filled tortellini doused in your favorite pasta sauce and loaded with two kinds of cheese, this tortellini casserole is so delicious. You've set the bar so high I'm afraid I'll never reach it. Scoop out one piece of pasta when you think it's done and drop into the cold water to quickly cool it off so that you can take a bite. 1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a nine by thirteen baking pan with cooking spray. Garlic, onion, or even red pepper flakes will only add to the flavor profile of this dish. If you’re thinking ahead, you can brown and drain several pounds of ground beef and store one pound each in zip-top freezer bags. Julie Wunder is a meteorologist, physical fitness enthusiast, a self-proclaimed fashionista, and creator of the blog where she shares ideas on travel, fun, fitness, and food. This one is mine. It is so easy to make: Just place frozen tortellini in a skillet coated in cooking spray. _g1 = document.getElementById('g1-logo-mobile-inverted-img'); Julie @ Running in a Skirt on September 12, 2017: Thanks for sharing my Greek Tortellini Salad! One can purchase a loaf of artisanal bread at the local market, but isn't the aroma of homemade sourdough in your oven exhilarating? Your email address will not be published. Lauri Patterson / Getty Images. Tomatoes, Italian seasoning, and mildly flavored cheeses bring to mind your favorite Italian restaurant or even pizza night. Fast, easy, and it looks so yummy! Shauna L Bowling from Central Florida on November 15, 2016: I love tortellini and see nothing wrong with using the frozen variety. Food for thought. Try Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. try { 6.Bring to a low boil over medium heat. The picture of the Greek tortellini salad looks so inviting. 3.Drain the water from the pasta by pouring the pasta and water through a colander. 5.Put the beef in the saucepan that you used for cooking the pasta. Also the soup is perfect for this time of the year. That's because our local market doesn't carry the brand's tortellini or mini tortellini, but the tortelloni (which is the same size as some other brands' tortellini) was so superior to the other offerings on the table, we're confident that the tortellini is, too. November 26, 2020, 4:43 pm Let stand 5 minutes before serving. A pot of soup and bag of frozen tortellini are one of the most perfect pairings for a … Easy weeknight dinner for the family! Add the tomato sauce and the Italian seasoning to the beef and stir to combine. It has a strong Parmesan flavor and some softer herbal undertones. To find the best store-bought tortellini, we first widened our search to include tortelloni—which is the same pasta shape, only larger. Baked Tortellini is one of the easiest recipes you can make for the entire family. Spread it evenly throughout the pan and top it with the shredded cheese. There is no hassle to make the dish as you can get everything in the supermarkets. Add the onion, carrot, and celery; sauté for 5 minutes. I'm glad you liked these and hope you have a chance to try them. I strive to give pretty darned good directions. All rights reserved. U.S.A. on November 01, 2016: OK, these are all right up my alley. Add the onion, carrot, and celery; sauté for 5 minutes. Thanks for these. Kelly of Mostly Homemade Mom has greatly simplified this popular dish by using tortellini in place of the lasagna noodles and cheese filling.