Monday, April 11, 2011

What's for Dinner? 4/11/11

 Tortellini with Fresh Veggies are what's for dinner. I adapted the recipe from Eat Better America. What you'll need:
Tortellini (This time I used Trader Joe's spinach tortellini, but you could use cheese tortellini too)
1 Tomato
1 Zucchini
Bell pepper (about a half cup)
1 tbsp olive oil
Spices of the Italian Variety (I used garlic, onion powder, thyme, basil, and oregano. And a bit of Kosher salt too)

First, you need to cook the tortellini according to package directions.
While the Tortellini are cooking, chop up the tomato and the Zucchini.
 When the tortellini are done, drain the pasta. In the pan you cooked the tortellini in, put 1 tbsp of olive oil. I put the peppers in first because mine were frozen. I let them cook a bit until they were thawed for a bit. \
 Then add the zucchini and tomatoes. If your peppers are fresh, just throw it all in together at the same time.
 Spice up your veggies to your taste. Then mix it all up.
 Cover veggies and cook until the veggies are tender.
 As they cook it'll get a bit soupy. That's ok.
 Rinse the tortellini to get them to separate and put them in a slightly bigger pan. Pour the veggies (complete with the liquid) over the tortellini and mix them all together.
Top with some cheese and serve with poor man's garlic toast (which is literally some bread that is toasted spread with butter that has some garlic and a slight bit of salt added in too). I put some mozzarella cheese on the top of mine. Enjoy!!

1 comment:

Audrey said...

Looks good! I'm going to bookmark this one.