Tortellini in a Creamy Tomato Sauce

Tortellini in a Creamy Tomato Sauce


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About this recipe: This is a quick and easy dish to make. Cheese tortellini is tossed in a creamy tomato and spinach pasta sauce. Enjoy for lunch or dinner.


Serves: 6 

  • 450g fresh cheese tortellini
  • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes with onion and garlic
  • 30g chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 175ml milk
  • 175ml double cream
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Combine the tomatoes, spinach, salt, pepper, basil and garlic in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir until the mixture begins to bubble.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, milk and cream. Stir this mixture into the saucepan along with the Parmesan cheese. Heat through, then reduce heat to low and simmer until thick, about 2 minutes.
  3. Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Add the tortellini and cook until tender, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Drain the tortellini, but do not rinse, then pour them into the saucepan with the sauce. Stir to coat and serve.

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