Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
33 Mins
Yield
Makes 4 servings

Save money by purchasing ground beef on sale. Cook beef, and divide it for freezing to have on hand when you need it.

How to Make It

Step 1

Prepare pasta according to package directions.

Step 2

Brown beef and chopped onions in a large skillet over medium-high heat 10 minutes, stirring until meat crumbles and is no longer pink and onions are tender.

Step 3

Add 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, tomato puree, and next 4 ingredients to beef mixture in skillet. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes.

Step 4

Add prepared tortellini to skillet, tossing to coat. Sprinkle mixture with remaining 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, and serve immediately.

Step 5

*1 (19-oz.) package frozen cheese-filled tortellini may be substituted.

Step 6

**Beef broth may be substituted.

Step 7

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Barilla Cheese & Spinach Tortellini.

Step 8

Hearty Turkey-and-Tortellini Supper: Substitute ground turkey for ground beef. Proceed as directed

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