Okay ladies, here goes my first recipe post! Hope you enjoy it! This is one of my families favourites, not only is it easy to make, it takes minimal ingredients, it's inexpensive and you can have it made in 20 mins.!
Prep time: 10 mins. Total time: 20 mins. Servings: 6 servings, 1 cup each
2 pkgs. (9 oz. each) refrigerated stuffed tortellini( any kind from cheese, spinach, herb or just plain)
1/2 cup (1/2 8 oz. tub) Chive & Onion cream cheese spread
1 cup of milk
1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided
4 cups baby spinach leaves, chopped
2 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
Grated lemon rind from one lemon
6 cherry tomatoes, quartered
Cook pasta as directed on package.
Meanwhile, place cream cheese spread in large skillet. Add milk; cook on medium heat for 1 to 2 mins. or until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. Add a 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese, the spinach, dill and lemon rind; mix well.
Drain pasta. Add to cream cheese sauce; toss to coat. Serve topped with tomatoes and remaining 2 tbsp. of Parmesan cheese.