20-Minute Tortellini Recipe With Tomato Cream Sauce for Busy Nights by Donna John

20-Minute Tortellini Recipe With Tomato Cream Sauce 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 to make it a complete dinner.

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. 

Note: 30Seconds is a participant in the Amazon affiliate advertising program and this post contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a commission or fees if you make a purchase via those links.

Recipe cooking times and servings are approximate. Need to convert cooking and baking measurements? Here are some kitchen conversion charts. Here's how to submit your recipes to 30Seconds.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

Skillets
Skillets $10 & Up
Olive Oil
Olive Oil $4 & Up
Dried Basil
Dried Basil $3 & Up

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

5-Ingredient Cheesy Ravioli Lasagna Recipe Is the Best Pasta Recipe Ever

4-Ingredient Pasta Recipe With Spinach Alfredo Sauce Is Ready in 10 Minutes

20-Minute Creamy Pasta Primavera Recipe Will Rock Your World

Creamy 20-Minute Salmon Pasta Recipe: Linguine With Salmon, Peas & a 3-Ingredient Crème Fraiche Sauce

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

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

20-Minute Korean Beef Recipe: This Tasty Korean Ground Beef Recipe Is Budget-friendly

Sticky Orange Baked Chicken Recipe Is What You Need Right Now

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Pork Tenderloin Recipe With Creamy Mustard Sauce

20-Minute Creamy Ground Beef Stroganoff Recipe Is Budget Friendly