Skillet Tortellini with Sausage and Pesto
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

serve up this delicious dinner!!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 532 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 pound cheese tortellini
  • 1 pound mild italian sausage
  • 1/2 vidalia onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 8 ounces pesto sauce
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, cook the tortellini until done, approximately 8 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. While the pasta is boiling, brown the sausage in a large skillet over med-high heat. Transfer the cooked sausage to a plate using a slotted spoon and drain off all but two tablespoons of fat. Add the onion to the pan and sauté until soft and golden. Add the garlic and cook for one minute. Add the sausage back to the pan and stir to combine. Add the pasta and pesto and toss gently to combine.
  3. Top with grated parmesan cheese and toasted pine nuts. Serve immediately
Nutrition Facts
Skillet Tortellini with Sausage and Pesto
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 532 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36g 55%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 975mg 41%
Potassium 197mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 12%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 17.7%
Iron 14.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.