Spinach Cheese Tortellini in Puréed Vegetable Sauce
Exported from MasterCook
- 1 pound cheese and/or spinach tortellini
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
- 1 cup finely diced carrots
- 1 cup finely diced zucchini
- 1 ½ cups chicken or vegetable stock
- 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
- 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- salt and pepper – to taste
Cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions or until firm to the bite. Drain and place in serving bowl. In small nonstick skillet, melt butter; add garlic, carrots, and zucchini. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook until tender, approximately 8 minutes. Add stock and basil; simmer on medium heat for 5 minutes. Purée in food processor on and off for 30 seconds. Pour over pasta. Season with salt and pepper. Add cheese and toss.
Serving Size: 6
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