Cheese (or chicken) Tortellini with Sundried Tomatoes and Basil

Posted by on Jul 11, 2013 in main dish, pasta, Recipes | 1 comment

Hey, all!

I tried out this Pinterest recipe a few nights ago and it was heavenly. It calls for cheese tortellini, but I swapped in chicken & mushroom instead.

Ingredients
  • 1½ pounds frozen cheese tortellini
  • ½ cup oil packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of the oil from the sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 cups firmly packed fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain.
  2. Return it to the pot that it was cooked in along with the sun-dried tomatoes, sun-dried tomato oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place the pot over medium heat and cook just until heated through.
  4. Stir in the basil, sprinkle with Parmesan, and serve.

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  1. hwhite

    Sounds like my kind of recipe. Yum!!