Tortellini Skillet-001

Here’s a skillet pasta dish is bound to satisfy every taste bud on your little one’s tongue. Full of rich flavors and textures, this creamy sausage and spinach tortellini only takes 25 mins to make and uses only one pot to cook everything in — a big plus for busy parents. Check out the recipe below.

Serves 4

1 Tablespoon olive oil
1/2 lb smoked sausage, sliced into 1/2″ rounds
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 14-oz cans fire-roasted diced tomatoes
1/2 cup half-and-half
10 oz tortellini
2-3 cups baby spinach, roughly chopped
Salt and Pepper

1. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm the olive oil, then add the sausage and cook until browned on both sides. Add the garlic and cook about 30 seconds.

2. Add the tomatoes (if you want, you can blend one can in the blender until smooth) and half-and-half, stir and bring to a simmer.

3. Add the tortellini, and cover, letting it cook for about 10 minutes, until your tortellini is tender. Salt and pepper to taste, then stir in the chopped spinach.

Serve hot!

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