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Tortellini, Sweet Potato & Spinach Dish


Tortellini, Sweet Potato & Spinach Dish

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Tortellini, Sweet Potato & Spinach Dish
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 391kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 12 ounce tortellini pasta

Serve With

  • 2 cup blackberries


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Peel sweet potato, rinse and cut into 1/2 inch cubes. Toss into hot skillet. Season with salt and pepper and cover. Stir occasionally and cook for 5-6 minutes, allowing potato to soften.
  • Remove cover and add broth. Deglaze the pan by scraping with a spatula until browned bits have been removed. Stir in spinach and allow to wilt.
  • Pour in half-and-half, cover. Bring to a simmer and then add tortellini. If frozen, cook for 10-15 minutes. If not frozen, it will only take a few minutes to fully cook tortellini.
  • Serve warm with berries on the side.
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Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 507mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g

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