Rating: 3.5 stars
11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

Use any flavored tortellini or ravioli in this recipe. Spinach and cherry tomatoes add color, flavor and nutrition to this simple pasta dish.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2002


Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook tortellini according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

  • While tortellini cooks, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and red pepper; sauté 30 seconds.

  • Add tomatoes, broth, basil, salt, and baby spinach to pan; cook 2 minutes or until baby spinach wilts. Stir in tortellini; cook 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts

254 calories; calories from fat 26%; fat 7.4g; saturated fat 3.1g; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 11.6g; carbohydrates 34.8g; fiber 2.8g; cholesterol 24mg; iron 2.4mg; sodium 395mg; calcium 207mg.