Spinach Cheese Tortellini with Zucchini, Mozzarella and Toasted Almonds

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1/3

Servings per recipe: 3

  • Calories 390
  • Calories from Fat 140
  • Total Fat 15g 23%
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g 19%
  • Cholesterol 45mg 14%
  • Sodium 660mg 28%
  • Carbohydrates 44g 15%
  • Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
  • Sugars  5g
  • Protein 20g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 40%
  • Calcium 35%
  • Iron 10%
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Spinach Cheese Tortellini with Zucchini, Mozzarella and Toasted Almonds

BUITONI® Spinach Cheese Tortellini with Zucchini, Mozzarella and Toasted Almonds

Prep: Min

Total: Min

Serves: 3

Zucchini ribbons are an easy and nutritious way to add whimsy to your pasta dish! Combine them with classic spinach and three cheese tortellini, along with mozzarella and almonds, and you've got a fun, authentic Italian dish.

Another extraordinary recipe from the chefs at Casa Buitoni®

 Spinach Cheese Tortellini
Nutritional Facts

Ingredients:

  • 1 package BUITONI Refrigerated Spinach Cheese Tortellini (9 oz.)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced into ribbons with vegetable peeler or knife
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese balls or pearls
  • Grated lemon peel
  • Toasted sliced almonds

Directions:

PREPARE pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving ½ cup cooking water. While pasta is cooking, prepare zucchini mixture.

HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add zucchini and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes or until zucchini starts to turn golden. Season with salt and pepper.

ADD pasta, reserved cooking water and mozzarella cheese to skillet; toss to coat. Serve garnished with grated lemon peel and sliced almonds.