Cheesy Baked Tortellini

In case you’re searching for inexpensively simple supper plans for the family, this gooey prepared tortellini meal is THE BEST basic weeknight feast for fastidious eaters!

Who doesn’t cherish tortellini? Charming pasta loaded down with cheddar, yes please. It’s shockingly better when it’s hurled with a rich meat sauce and afterward heated with mozzarella and parmesan sprinkled over top.

This modest and basic supper formula is ideal for occupied mothers and fathers, particularly on chaotic weeknights when that is all you need to do is eat and unwind.

Cheesy Baked Tortellini

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Recipe by InstrupixCourse: MainCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Total time

45

minutes

Easy Cheesy Baked Tortellini (With Meat Sauce). A quick & easy casserole recipe the entire family will love.

Ingredients

  • 1 20 oz container of refrigerated or frozen cheese tortellini

  • 1 lb ground beef

  • 1 jar jar of tomato sauce

  • 8 ounces cream cheese (cubed)

  • 1-2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 1/2 cup grated or shredded parmesan

  • seasoning to taste

Directions

  • Cook the pasta a la dente according to the package directions; drain and set aside.
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×13 baking dish.
  • In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the seasoning of your choice (I use salt, garlic powder, pepper & Italian seasoning).
  • Remove the excess grease from the browned beef and then stir in your tomato sauce and cream cheese. Simmer for a few minutes until the sauce is well incorporated.
  • Gently toss your cooked tortellini in with the sauce mixture and then pour it into your casserole dish; Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella and parmesan.
  • Bake uncovered in the center rack of your oven for about 20 minutes. Switch the oven to broil and continue baking for an additonal 2-3 minutes or until the cheese starts to brown.
  • Enjoy with garlic bread, salad and/or veggies!

Notes

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