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Tortellini with Mezzetta Sauce
Easy Tortellini Dinner
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

If you're in a rush, this is a great recipe to make.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: pasta recipes, tortellini
Servings: 4
Calories: 424 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 20 oz pkg frozen tortellini
  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 16.25 oz jar of Mezzetta marinara sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
Optional ingredients:
  • artichoke hearts
  • sliced mushrooms
  • roasted red pepper slices
  • sun dried tomatoes
Toppings
  • grated parmesan
  • crushed red pepper
  • fresh basil
Instructions
  1. Grill or broil sausage for 12 minutes, flipping over halfway through cook time. Let cool slightly, then slice into 1/2-inch pieces.

  2. Prepare tortellini according to package directions. Drain tortellini and return to pot. Drizzle olive oil over tortellini and stir to coat.

  3. Pour sauce and any optional ingredients into a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat until heated through, about 5 minutes.

  4. Spoon tortellini into bowls and top with a generous portion of sauce.

  5. Serve immediately. Top with parmesan, crushed red pepper and basil if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Tortellini Dinner
Amount Per Serving
Calories 424 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 831mg36%
Potassium 287mg8%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.