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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 506.2
  • Total Fat: 17.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 67.8 mg
  • Sodium: 718.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 63.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 24.2 g

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Tortellini primavera

Submitted by: PATRICIAVANE

Introduction

Versatile basic variation of the classic pasta primavera, using tortellini. Versatile basic variation of the classic pasta primavera, using tortellini.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 package refrigerated tortellini (approx. 700 gr)
    2 pints grape tomatoes, halved
    1 bunch of fresh basil leaves
    2 tsp garlic
    1 medium onion, sliced
    1 small can sliced black olives, drained
    1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    2 tbsp olive oil
    1/2 cooked chicken breast (1 filet), cubed
    1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
    cooking spray
    salt and pepper to taste

Tips

Any fresh vegetable is a good addition for this dish. Sweet pepper strips, cooked peas, carrot strips add color and variation to this meal.
Try substituting grape tomatoes with sun-dried tomatoes.


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Directions

- Cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain well.
- Coat a deep pan or wok with cooking spray and bring it over high heat.
- Toss in the garlic, onions, tomatoes and olives. Sautee for 3-4 minutes.
- Add the drained tortellini, chicken and basil leaves. Add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper, and toss to coat until all ingredients are heated through.
- Remove from heat. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and toss to coat.
- Serve warm. Enjoy!

Serving Size: makes 6 1.5-cup servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PATRICIAVANE.






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