Cheese Tortellini With Fresh Vegetables

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"This is a simple and quick recipe to put together for a very satisfying meal. I found the original recipe from Olive Garden and have changed to suit my own taste."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
  • Garnish


  • Serving Size: 1 (258.4 g)
  • Calories 473.6
  • Total Fat - 35.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 15.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 75.1 mg
  • Sodium - 1238 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 4.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.6 g
  • Sugars - 2.2 g
  • Protein - 35.2 g
  • Calcium - 1039.5 mg
  • Iron - 0.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 10.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Heat olive oil over medium heat in saucepan.

Step 2

Add tomato, zucchini half moons, garlic and black olives.

Step 3

Cook while stirring for 2 minutes or until the zucchini reaches desired texture.

Step 4

Add chicken broth and let sauce simmer for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.

Step 6

Drain cooked tortellini well.

Step 7

Toss tortellini in a small amount of olive oil to prevent sticking, add cooked tortellini to sauce.

Step 8

Blend well, allowing sauce to cover tortellini.

Step 9

Place sauced tortellini on serving plate.

Step 10

Top with grated Parmesan cheese.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Bergy (RIP" Forever in our Kitchen)

Delicious meal is the best way I can describe it. I didn't even miss not having any meat. Very easy recipe that only takes minutes to prepare.I had everything measured out ahead of time, got the water boiling and dinner was ready in 12 minutes

(21 Oct 2014)