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Hot & Saucy Tortellini

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 25 mins
Hot & Saucy Tortellini
Ingredients
  • 7 - 8  ounces  dried cheese-filled tortellini (about 1 3/4 cups)
  • 8  ounces  lean ground beef
  • 1 13 - 14  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 KitchenTo 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 420,
  • Fat, total (g) 18,
  • chol. (mg) 43,
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  • carb. (g) 42,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 5,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 7,
  • pro. (g) 23,
  • vit. A (IU) 777,
  • vit. C (mg) 7,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 3,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 12,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 1450,
  • Potassium (mg) 497,
  • calcium (mg) 252,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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