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Creamy Spinach Tortellini

Creamy SpinachTortellini | A Splash of Love

Tortellini is great. Its a pasta filled with cheese, what could be better than that? This one I just bought three cheese, but there are so many other fillings. This recipe is super simple. Basically just three ingredients: cream cheese, spinach, and tortellini. I could literally eat spoonfuls of cream cheese, so I was excited to put it on my pasta. If you’re thinking this will be more of a sauce, its not. It is more of a cream cheese spinach coating. But, I wasn’t complaining. Simple and delicous recipies are my favorite. I almost named my blog that but it was already taken.. 🙁 Back to the pasta. If you like cream cheese, this is the pasta for you. If not, I would just make an alfredo sauce and add the spinach to that.

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Creamy Spinach Tortellini
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Ingredients
  1. 9 oz package refrigerated cheese tortellini
  2. 8 oz of room temperature light cream cheese
  3. 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  4. 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  5. 10 oz package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  6. Olive Oil
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta as directed on its packaging
  2. In a large skillet – combine cream cheese, pepper, garlic powder and set over medium heat
  3. Once the cream cheese is extremely soft – about 3 minutes add spinach. Mix extremely well till completely combined. Lower heat to low.
  4. Your pasta should be cooked at this point. Drain pasta in a colander and drizzle a little oil on top. Add pasta to the cream cheese mixture.
  5. Gently fold the pasta into the cream cheese spinach mixture – takes about 1 minute
  6. Serve and Enjoy!
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