Cheesy Baked Tortellini

Serve this Cheesy Baked Tortellini with garlic bread to take the Italian flavors to another level.


Serves 4 to 6

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch


1 10-oz. pkg. refrigerated cheese tortellini
2 cups marinara sauce
1/3 cup mascarpone cheese or softened cream cheese
1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped
2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped
5 slices smoked mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


Prepare tortellini according to package directions; drain and set aside.

Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine marinara sauce, mascarpone or cream cheese, parsley and thyme. Fold in tortellini. Transfer to a greased 9"x9" baking pan. Top with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

Bake, covered, at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, or until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbly.

Pat Wissler, Harrisburg, PA,

101 Cozy Casseroles,

Gooseberry Patch

May 2012