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Cheesy Veggie Tortellini Bake

Tortellini and vegetables cooked in a tomato sauce then topped with cheese to make a delicious and quick weeknight meal.

Saturday October 17, 2020

(5 stars from 1 review)

Carrots Cheese Garlic Onions Peppers Tortellini Zucchini

Cheesy Veggie Tortellini Bake

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This dish is great because the tortellini cooks from frozen in the sauce, making it super flavorful, easy, and most importantly, less dishes! One pot to cook the veggies, sauce, and tortellini, then dump into a casserole dish, spread the cheese on top, and bake. So easy, so delicious, and if you're in a rush just serve right from the pot and sprinkle the cheese on top of your plate! This dish doesn't require much planning, making it great for a quick weeknight meal. Try it with your favorite veggies, or use the ones I've suggested for a delicious meal the whole family will love!

As much as I love my pasta, sometimes it gets boring to eat the same spaghetti meal all the time. I was looking for ways to get creative and so I bought some tortellini. Sometimes, this is enough of a routine change-up for me that I am satisfied, but not this time. I wanted to sneak some veggies in to make the dish a bit healthier, so I made this cheesy vegetable tortellini bake.

Recipe

Cheesy Veggie Tortellini Bake

(5 stars from 1 review)

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Cheesy Veggie Tortellini Bake
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Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 3 large carrots, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, quartered and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Italian spice
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 3 cups strained tomatoes (can substitute tomato sauce)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 400g bag frozen cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
Directions
  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil then add onion, garlic, celery, carrot, pepper, and zucchini and cook for 4-5 minutes until veggies start to soften
  2. Add oregano, italian spice, basil, strained tomatoes, water, tortellini and stir to combine
  3. Bring to a boil, turn down heat to low and allow to simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  4. Transfer contents into a casserole dish, top with cheese, and broil for 2-3 minutes, until cheese is golden and bubbly

About the Author

Natalie Kollee

Natalie Kollee

Hi I’m Natalie. I live in Ontario, Canada with my husband, daughter and our cat. Since I was little, I have always enjoyed discovering new recipes and sharing food with loved ones. When I’m not in the kitchen you’ll probably find me crocheting, reading, or crafting.


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Tara
Monday February 22, 2021

This pasta bake is soooo good. It’s cheesy and delicious, but you are still getting a bunch of vegetable. It has become a regular in my household.

Natalie
Tuesday February 23, 2021

It’s a regular here too! So quick and everyone is happy when I make it.


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