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Italian Sausage Tortellini

This Italian sausage tortellini is so good you'll quickly add it to your easy weeknight meal rotation. It's easy, delicious, and definitely a family favorite.
Course dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Rebecca

Equipment

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • Stockpot
  • Large saucepan
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Slotted Spoon
  • Cheese Grater

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cheese tortellini
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 links Italian sausage sliced
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Cook 1 package cheese tortellini according to package directions. Remove from water and set aside when done. 
  • Pour about a tablespoon of olive oil in large hot saucepan. Add 4 links sliced Italian sausage, and cook until sausage is browned. Add 2 c mixed veggies and sautee until softened. 
  • When vegetables and sausage are cooked, add tortellini back to veggies and sausage, add remaining 3 T olive oil. Pour in 1 c marinated artichokes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir all together, then grate fresh parmesan cheese on top to serve.

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Notes

  • Want to just make one serving? Click on the number of servings in the recipe card and move the slider to 1 and use the ingredient amounts in the recipe card
  • Use fresh or frozen vegetables that you have on hand. Zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, & tomatoes are a few ideas. If using frozen vegetables, cook them a bit longer to evaporate the extra water in them.
  • Pour some of the marinated artichoke liquid into the tortellini to add some tang to the recipe. Start with a tablespoon.