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Tuesday, March 20 2012

Refrigerated tortellini and Alfredo sauce make this five-ingredient dish a cinch to prepare. print

Tortellini Alfredo with Roasted Peppers
Servings: Makes 3 servings.
Total Time: 20 mins

  • 1 9-ounce package refrigerated meat- or cheese-filled tortellini
  • 1 4-ounce jar roasted red sweet peppers
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated light Alfredo sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded fresh basil
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, drain sweet peppers and cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips. In a large saucepan heat Alfredo sauce. Stir in cooked and drained tortellini. Reduce heat and add sweet peppers. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring often.

Before serving, stir in half of the basil. Sprinkle with the remaining basil and the black pepper. Makes 3 servings.

Nutrition information
Calories 362, Total Fat 12 g, Saturated Fat 5 g, Cholesterol 61 mg, Sodium 710 mg, Carbohydrate 50 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 16 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 19%, Vitamin C 113%, Calcium 13%, Iron 14%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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