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Tortellini and Cheese Casserole


Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Comments

Simple comfort food the whole family will enjoy. For non vegetarian we like using a chicken tortellini.

Ingredients

18 ounces tortellini, cheese, refrigerated package, or meat tortellini for non vegetarian

3 cups marinara sauce, already prepared, jar or deli

1 1/2 cup cheese, mozzarella, low moisture and part skim milk

1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated

Preparation

Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Cook tortellini until al dente according to package directions (usually 6 minutes). Drain water from tortellini. In an 8 by 8 inch square baking dish, place one third of marinara sauce on bottom of dish. Arrange half of the tortellini in a single layer over the sauce. Sprinkle with one third of the mozzarella cheese. Make another layer of marinara, tortellini, and mozzarella cheese. Top with remaining sauce and mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Cover with foil and bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 5 more minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Per Serving About: 490 calories, 16 g fat, 9 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 28 g protein, 59 g carbohydrates, 5 g dietary fiber, 1350 mg sodium


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