Baked Tortellini

Baked Tortellini in a white bowl with a fork.

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This baked tortellini dish is easy to make and a family favorite.  Fresh tortellini is baked in tomato sauce with lots of cheese and veggies to make a hearty vegetarian casserole perfect for a busy night.




  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.  Cook tortellini as per the package instructions.  Drain when done.
  3. Over medium heat, add olive oil to a large sauté pan.  Add zucchini, garlic and red pepper flakes and sauté for 4 minutes stirring occasionally.
  4. Add half the spinach to the pan and sauté until wilted.  Add the rest of the spinach and sauté until wilted.  Remove from heat.
  5. Add tomato sauce to a large bowl.  Add 1/3 cup of parmesan cheese and the ricotta to the bowl.  Stir to combine.
  6. Add cooked veggies and cooked tortellini to the tomato sauce in the bowl.  Stir to combine.
  7. Add tortellini mixture to baking dish and smooth down top with a wooden spoon.
  8. Add mozzarella to the top of the tortellini mixture and sprinkle with remaining 1/3 cup of parmesan cheese.
  9. Bake in oven for 30 minutes until the top is golden brown and melted.  If top is not golden brown after 30 minutes, turn on broiler and broil for 1 to 2 minutes until top is golden brown.
  10. Let cool for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.  Sprinkle with a little fresh basil or parsley to garnish.



Keywords: Baked Tortellini, Family Casserole, Vegetarian Casserole