Cheesy Italian Tortellini

Adapted from

  • Marinara Sauce:
  • 1/2 c onions, chopped
  • 29 ozs no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1 1/2 ozs Italian style Spaghetti Sauce Mix
  • 1 lb ground chicken breast
  • 14 1/2 ozs no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 10 ozs frozen cheese tortellini
  • 4 ozs mozzarella cheese, shredded
To prepare sauce, cook onions until tender in a large saucepan. Add 29 ounces tomatoes, water, and spaghetti sauce mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for ten minutes, or until heated through. Meanwhile, cook cook chicken until no longer pink. Transfer to a 3 1/2-quart cooker. Stir in marinara sauce, remaining can of tomatoes, basil, oregano, and garlic powder. Mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for seven hours. Stir in tortellini and sprinkle with cheese. Cover and cook on low heat again for 15 minutes, or until tortellini is cooked.
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Posted: 10/3/2005
Pasta, Rice, & Grains
Rated by 2 users (4.50)
WW Points* : 3.69
8 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 216
Calories from Fat 22 (10%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40g 13%
Sodium 839mg 35%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 7g
Protein 17g 28%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.