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Wegmans Tortellini With Spinach & Roasted Tomatoes

Wegmans Executive Chef Russell Ferguson shows you how to get dinner on the table in under 10 minutes by cooking the pasta and spinach together and quickly simmering with a couple key ingredients (like our Italian Classics Tomato Pesto!).
Ingredients
  Fresh tortellini 20 Ounce (Wegmans Italian Classics Six Cheese Tortellini (Dairy Dept))
  Baby spinach 5 Ounce (Organic Food You Feel Good About)
  Roasted tomatoes 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), strips (Mediterranean Bar)
  Pesto sauce 6 7⁄10 Ounce (Italian Classics Tomato Pesto)
  Cracked black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Parmigiano reggiano 4 Tablespoon, divided (Italian Classics Shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano)
Directions

MAKING
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a rapid boil on high heat.
2. Add tortellini and cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 min.
3. Add spinach to pasta and cook for less than 1 min. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.
4. Return tortellini and spinach to the empty pan. Add roasted tomatoes, pesto, and reserved pasta water. Combine and season to taste with pepper.

SERVING
5. Divide among four dinner plates and sprinkle each serving with shredded cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Easy
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Sugar
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4
You will feel like you just learned the secret to preparing a restaurant pasta specialty....this one will become a regular for sure. Absolutely delicious! Guaranteed on the dinner table in 10 minutes. This is a great quick meal for a sudden dinner date! Watch the video for some cooking time savers. Highly recommend!

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