Creamy Spinach Tortellini Recipe

January 15, 2013

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What You Need

8 oz of room temperature light cream cheese

1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon of black pepper

1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained

Olive Oil

(9 ounce) package refrigerated cheese tortellini

What To Do

Cook the pasta as directed on its packaging

In a large skillet – combine cream cheese, pepper, garlic powder and set over medium heat

Once the cream cheese is extremely soft – about 3 minutes add spinach. Mix extremely well till completely combined. Lower heat to low.

Your pasta should be cooked at this point. Drain pasta in a colander and drizzle a little oil on top. Add pasta to the cream cheese mixture.

Gently fold the pasta into the cream cheese spinach mixture – takes about 1 minute

Serve and Enjoy!

 
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Ingredients
  • 8 oz of room temperature light cream cheese
  • ½ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • Olive Oil
  • (9 ounce) package refrigerated cheese tortellini
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta as directed on its packaging
  2. In a large skillet - combine cream cheese, pepper, garlic powder and set over medium heat
  3. Once the cream cheese is extremely soft - about 3 minutes add spinach. Mix extremely well till completely combined. Lower heat to low.
  4. Your pasta should be cooked at this point. Drain pasta in a colander and drizzle a little oil on top. Add pasta to the cream cheese mixture.
  5. Gently fold the pasta into the cream cheese spinach mixture - takes about 1 minute
  6. Serve and Enjoy!

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Toby Bishop January 16, 2013 at 12:13 am

Sounds very similar to a dish I have been making for a couple of years. The ingredients are similar… it is absolutely delish. I haven’t done it with the Tortellini though, I will definitely try it next time I make it!! Thanks for the idea and tip.

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Kara January 28, 2013 at 11:23 pm

Made this tonight….It was delish!!!!

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