Hot & Saucy Tortellini

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 25 mins
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Hot & Saucy Tortellini
Ingredients
7
ounces dried cheese-filled tortellini (about 1 3/4 cups)
8
ounces lean ground beef
1
13 ounce jar tomato-basil pasta sauce
1
16 ounce bottle salsa
1
tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro
 
Garlic Bread (optional)
Directions
  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain and return pasta to pan. Meanwhile, cook ground beef in a large skillet until no longer pink; drain. Stir in pasta sauce and salsa. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir pasta and the cilantro into sauce mixture. Cool slightly; divide among 4 microwave safe containers. Cover and chill overnight.
From the Test Kitchen
To Tote:

Pack tortellini mixture and garlic bread in an insulated container with ice packs. To Serve: cover tortellini mixture with vented plastic wrap. Micro-cook on 70% power (medium-high) for about 4 minutes, stirring once. Heat garlic bread on 100% power (High) for 10 seconds.

Nutrition Facts (Hot & Saucy Tortellini)
    Per serving:
  • 420 kcal cal.,
  • 18 g fat
  • (5 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 43 mg chol.,
  • 1450 mg sodium,
  • 42 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 7 g sugar,
  • 23 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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