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Creamy Restaurant-Style Tortellini

Creamy Restaurant-Style Tortellini recipe
photo by:kraft
How easy is it to re-create that pasta dish from the restaurant? 20 minutes easy. Cream cheese is the secret ingredient. Baby spinach and sweet tomatoes are fresh additions.
20 min
20 min
6 servings, 1-1/2 cups each
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What You Need

pkg.   (9 oz. each) refrigerated cheese tortellini
cup  milk
oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
Tbsp.  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
tsp.  black pepper
pkg.   (6 oz.) baby spinach leaves
cup  quartered cherry tomatoes

Make It

COOK pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.

MEANWHILE, cook milk and cream cheese in large skillet on medium heat 5 min. or until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1/4 cup (4 Tbsp.) Parmesan and pepper. Add spinach; mix well.

DRAIN pasta. Add to spinach mixture; mix lightly. Top with tomatoes and remaining Parmesan.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Serve this delicious dish with a crisp, mixed green salad for a simple, yet sophisticated, meal.
Special Extra
For a change of pace, add 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper and the zest of 1 lemon to sauce with the Parmesan and black pepper.
Special Extra
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Chive & Onion Cream Cheese Spread.
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