Creamy Spinach Mushroom Tortellini Recipe is an easy to make recipe with the best rich and creamy sauce! Ready in 15 minutes this is the perfect pasta for an easy dinner!
What Do You Eat With Tortellini?
This dish is super hearty and filling and really is a meal in itself for us sometimes! If you have meat lovers in your house that need it, serve this with a side of Baked Chicken Thighs or even juicy Baked Chicken Breasts. If you prefer beef try it with London Broil. It's also great with your favorite french or garlic bread, a big green side salad or Roasted Green Beans.
Creamy Spinach Mushroom Tortellini:
A quick not to share with you guys that this is a repost! Yes, one of our most popular recipes of 2018 and we decided to repost it as new. There have been so many new faces around here over the last two years, it seemed like the best thing to do! To make this tortellini recipe you will start with boiling your water and cooking the pasta according to package directions. I used refrigerated tortellini, but, frozen is fine as well! While the pasta is cooking, you will saute your onions, garlic, and mushrooms for about 5 minutes until they're tender. We absolutely love a good creamy pasta dish for a filling and simple weeknight dinner at our house! Especially when they're easy!
By this point you can drain your tortellini and set aside. Then, season the vegetables and add the spinach into the pan. You will stir the spinach around constantly for 2-3 minutes until it is wilted.
Next, turn your heat to low and add the heavy cream to the pan. Then, stir in the parmesan until melted and add the pasta.
Tortellini is a pasta that comes in the shape of a ring. Typically it is stuffed with some kind of cheese or meat mixture. For this recipe, I always use cheese tortellini. However, you can use the beef, chicken, or cheese version, they're all great!
What Sauce Goes with Tortellini?
This recipe has it's own simple cream sauce that is simply amazing, close to an Alfredo! Any kind of sauce is generally great with tortellini, everything from Homemade Pesto to Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce! For this recipe, the simple spices and cream sauce compliment the cheese filled pasta really well.
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Creamy Spinach Mushroom Tortellini
- Cook the tortellini according to package directions.
- Meanwhile, add the olive oil to a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Cook the diced onion, garlic, and mushrooms until tender, about 5 minutes.
- Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes if using.
- Add the spinach to the skillet and stir until wilted, about 3 minutes.
- Turn the heat to low and add the heavy cream to the pan.
- Stir in the parmesan cheese.
- Stir in the pasta.