20-Minute Tortellini Recipe With Tomato Cream Sauce: A Creamy, Quick & Tasty Pasta Recipe for Busy Nights by Donna John

20-Minute Tortellini Recipe With Tomato Cream Sauce: A Creamy, Quick & Tasty Pasta Recipe for Busy Nights

Who has time for complicated recipes on busy nights? This easy pasta recipe has a rich tomato cream sauce and is ready to roll in about 20 minutes.

Use tortellini, ravioli or your favorite pasta for this family-pleasing, budget-friendly recipe. Don't forget the garlic bread or crisp, fresh salad!

Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients 

  • 2 packages fresh tortellini or ravioli, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • chopped parsley, for garnish

Here's how to make it:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet. Add the onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds.
  2. Add the tomatoes, basil and oregano. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook about 5 minutes.
  3. Pour in the cream. Cook about 5 minutes more. Taste and add more salt and pepper, if needed.
  4. Ladle the sauce over the cooked pasta. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. 

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Tribe
I've died and gone to pasta heaven...
Cassiday
Noms noms, love tortellini and love cream sauces! 😍

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