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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 TOP SECRET FAMILY RECIPES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shonna Gaul
Added: Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (9-ounce) package fresh three-cheese tortellini, 2 teaspoons olive oil, 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic,
1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, 2 cups cherry tomatoes (halved), 1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach

Directions:
Directions:
1. Cook tortellini according to package directions
2. While tortellini cooks, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and red pepper; sauté 30 seconds.
3. Add tomatoes, broth, basil, salt, and baby spinach to pan; cook 2 minutes or until baby spinach wilts.
4. Stir in tortellini; cook 1 minute.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I made this as a side dish for the first time I cooked for my parents as a new bride. I also served it the first time we had James' boss over for dinner. It was a big hit both times. I paired it with a simple roasted pork tenderloin. Simple and easy!

 

 

 

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