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Tortellini with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

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This recipe for Tortellini with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes, by , is from Four Generations of Johnson Women, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Margit Daley
Added: Sunday, November 4, 2007


1 9-oz package fresh 3-cheese tortellini
2 tsp. olive oil
2 tsp. bottled minced garlic
1/2-3/4 t. crushed red pepper (or black)
2 c. cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 c. chicken or vegetable broth
1 T. chopped fresh basil
1/4 tsp. salt (or to taste)
1 6-oz pkg. fresh baby spinach

Cook pasta according to directions.

While pasta cooks, heat oil in nonstick skillet over
medium-high heat and add garlic & pepper, sauté 30 seconds.

Add tomatoes, broth, basil, salt and baby spinach in pan;
cook 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Stir in pasta, cook 1
minute. Adjust seasonings to taste.

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