Cheese Tortellini with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Cheese Tortellini with Fresh Tomato SauceRecipe
Photo: Ryan Benyi; Stylist: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Cheese Tortellini with Fresh Tomato Sauce makes a hearty meal for six and it's table-ready in just 30 minutes.


Serves: 6

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 427
Fat 19 g
Satfat 4 g
Protein 15 g
Carbohydrate 52 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 36 mg
Sodium 662 mg


1 20-oz. package refrigerated or frozen three-cheese tortellini
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
4 large tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup sliced pitted kalamata olives
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme


1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta until tender, about 8 minutes (12 to 15 minutes for frozen) or as package label directs. Drain.

2. Warm 2 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion, garlic and crushed red pepper until onion is tender, about 6 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in tomatoes, olives and 1/2 tsp. salt.

3. In a bowl, mix tortellini, sauce, thyme and remaining oil. Toss gently and serve.