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Tortellini With Meat Sauce

 

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Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

Everyone loves these little cheese-filled pillows. If you like, substitute ground pork or ground beef for the ground turkey in this easy one-dish dinner. Serves 4.

What you need:

  • 3/4 pound ground turkey
  • 1 (14-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese

What to do:

  1. In a large, heavy saucepan, cook the turkey until done. Drain off any juices. 

  2. Stir in the pasta sauce and water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and add the tortellini. Cook for 12 minutes or until tortellini are done. 

  3. Spoon onto plates and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

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