Skillet Tortellini & Meatballs

Recipe for Skillet Tortellini & Meatballs - This comes together all in one skillet, has great fresh flavor thanks to a quick and easy sauce. Its hearty, delicious and a real family pleaser!

Recipe for Skillet Tortellini & Meatballs – This comes together all in one skillet, has great fresh flavor thanks to a quick and easy sauce. Its hearty, delicious and a real family pleaser!

Skillet Tortellini & Meatballs

Ingredients

  • 2 can Petite Diced Hunt's Tomatoes
  • 20 oz fresh cheese tortellini
  • ½ a red onion, small dice
  • 4 garlic cloves, rough chop
  • a few leaves of fresh basil
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup grated cheese {plus extra for serving}
  • ½ cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper
  • freshly chopped parsley for garnish
  • PAM non stick cooking spray

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl mix together the ground beef, eggs, grated cheese, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, salt and a little pepper. Form into bite sized meatballs.
  2. Heat a LARGE skillet over medium high heat. Spray generously with PAM non stick cooking spray. Place the meatballs in the pan and brown on each side. Place on a dish to the side.
  3. To the pan, give another spray of oil and add in the garlic and onion. Cook a few minutes until softened. Stir in the tomatoes, basil and a little salt and pepper. Simmer the sauce for 20 minutes.
  4. Add in the pasta and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the meatballs back in the skillet and cook another 3-4 minutes until the pasta is cooked through, again stirring occasionally.
  5. Garnish with grated cheese and some fresh chopped parsley.
http://flavorite.net/2015/12/18/skillet-tortellini-meatballs/

Recipe and Photo: Foodista

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