Tuesday, April 9, 2013

3 Cheese Sausage Tortellini

This is the perfect recipe for an easy weeknight dinner.  It takes less than 30 minutes to make and tastes like a gourmet meal!  I adapted this recipe from Kevin & Amanda, and I hope you enjoy!

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3 Cheese Sausage Tortellini

Total Time: 25 min
Prep: 5 min
Cook: 20 min
Yield: 4 servings

2 tbsp olive oil
1 lb Jimmy Dean Premium Italian Pork Sausage
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup chicken broth
1 cup tomato sauce (or your favorite spaghetti sauce)
1/2 cup regular or heavy cream
9 oz Buitoni Three Cheese Tortellini
salt and pepper to taste


1. Roll sausage into 1 inch balls and set aside.
2. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until just starting to smoke.
3. Add sausage and cook until well browned, about 3-4 minutes per side. Add garlic and stir until golden and fragrant, about 30 seconds.
4. Add both, tomato sauce, cream, tortellini, and salt and pepper and stir to combine until simmering and bubbly.
5. Cover and simmer over low heat for 12 minutes until tortellini are tender and heated through. Enjoy!


  1. Thanks so much for linking up to the Weekend Creative! I love tortellini and that looks delicious! :) XO

    1. Oh it is so great! My husband loved it! Come back anytime today b/c I just posted the newest link party! Have a great day!

  2. This recipe looks absolutely decadent. A great way for pasta to be! Yummy. Thanks for posting it. Lynaea @ EveryDayBloom.com

    1. Hey Lynaea! Thanks so much for coming by, and I'm glad you like the recipe! I promise it tastes go amazing! If you'd like to link up any of your projects, like that cute Peter Pan Peplum, come on by today and join the link party! Have a blessed Sunday!

  3. Yummy!I'll make this tonight!

  4. Where does the chicken broth come into play??

  5. Where does the chicken broth come into play??


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