Asiago Tortellini

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Photo: Oxmoor House
Recipe from Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast

When boiling water for the pasta, start with hot tap water and cover the pot with a lid. This is a surefire way to speed up your cook time. Serve this pasta dish with Black Pepper–Garlic Flatbread to soak up the basil-infused broth.

Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 13 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (9-ounce) package fresh three-cheese tortellini
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shaved fresh Asiago cheese
  • Basil leaves (optional)
  • Freshly ground black pepper (optional)

Preparation

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  1. 1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
  2. 2. While pasta cooks, combine broth and tomato in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in basil. Cover and let broth mixture stand until pasta is done. Add drained pasta to broth mixture. Ladle soup into shallow bowls; sprinkle each serving with cheese. Garnish with basil leaves and pepper, if desired.
Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast,
2009