You’ve passed by the refrigerated case of fresh pastas a hundred times in the grocery store. Usually, it’s somewhere in the produce section, and maybe you’ve scooped up a package of tortellini while there. Maybe you got home and wondered what the heck to do with it besides pour a jar of store-bought sauce on top.
Put the lid back on that sauce because I’ve got a list full of delicious, creative recipes to make with store-bought tortellini. It’s one of my favorite ingredients to cook with because it’s so versatile, filling, and delicious. From appetizers to bubbling bakes and 30-minute meals, there’s not much you can’t do with tortellini.
- Bake a casserole
This Alfredo Broccoli Tortellini Bake can be assembled ahead of time. It’s golden brown, hearty and cheesy.
- Fry it
Spicy Fried Tortellini makes for a simple and crunchtastic appetizer.
- Reinvent a classic
Baked Tortellini Parmesan is a rich twist on the eggplant parm and chicken parm you love.
- Make a soup
This Tortellini, Asparagus, & Roasted Eggplant Soup is a simple, comforting dinner that will stick to your ribs.
- Serve with homemade sauce
My Cheesy Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Cream Sauce seriously upgrades store-bought tortellini.
- Stick ’em on a skewer
Serve cooked tortellini on a skewer with pesto or alfredo for dipping.
- Do something unexpected
Pumpkin Alfredo Tortellini is a unique way to enjoy a classic.
- Top a pizza
Yes, tortellini does make a killer topping on this Tortellini Pizza.