Spinach Cheese Tortellini

Health score
5%
Spinach Cheese Tortellini
45 min.
8
199kcal
59.96%sweetness
43.7%saltiness
57.58%sourness
17.5%bitterness
24.21%savoriness
100%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • Tbs butter 
  • large can canned tomatoes crushed
  • package cheese tortellini - prepare dried fresh per package instructions (, )
  • tsp cumin 
  • tsp basil dried
  • Tbs flour 
  • cloves garlic minced
  • tsp garlic powder 
  • 0.8 cup cup heavy whipping cream 
  • 0.8 milk 
  • Tbs olive oil 
  • small onion diced
  • tsp onion powder 
  • tsp oregano 
  • 0.3 parmesan fresh grated plus more to taste. ( is best)
  • tsp sugar raw
  • 0.3 tsp pepper red
  • servings salt and pepper to taste
  • cups pkt spinach fresh
  • tsp thyme leaves 

Equipment

  • bowl
  • frying pan
  • whisk
  • wooden spoon
  • stove
  • slotted spoon

Directions

  1. Prepare tortellini per package instructions.In a large stainless steel pan, heat onions in olive oil and butter over medium heat until onions are soft and translucent (about 3-4 minutes).
  2. Add the garlic and allow to cook x 1 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes (juice and all), salt and pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, thyme, oregano, cumin and dried basil and raw sugar and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add spinach leaves all at once and place lid on the pan so that spinach can wilt. Stir occasionally until leaves are wilted. If tomato mixture becomes to dry you can add water cup at a time as needed to wilt the spinach. Continue to allow the tomato mixture to simmer.Once the spinach is wilted, in a small bowl, mix flour, milk and cream together and whisk together with a fork or a whisk. Once well blended, add to the tomato/spinach mixture.
  5. Add the Parmesan Cheese.Using a slotted spoon, remove the tortellini from its cooking water and place into the tomato mixture. Gently mix with a wooden spoon being careful not to tear up the tortellini.
  6. Heat on stove top until all is heated through.
  7. Serve immediately.
  8. Garnish with parmesan cheese and fresh basil

Nutrition Facts

Calories199kcal
Protein8.44%
Fat70.84%
Carbs20.72%

Properties

Glycemic Index
47.13
Glycemic Load
2.86
Inflammation Score
-9
Nutrition Score
12.299565217391%

Flavonoids

Apigenin
0.01mg
Luteolin
0.16mg
Isorhamnetin
0.44mg
Kaempferol
1.02mg
Myricetin
0.07mg
Quercetin
2.38mg

Taste

Sweetness:
59.96%
Saltiness:
43.7%
Sourness:
57.58%
Bitterness:
17.5%
Savoriness:
24.21%
Fattiness:
100%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:199.19kcal
9.96%
Fat:16.31g
25.1%
Saturated Fat:8.44g
52.72%
Carbohydrates:10.73g
3.58%
Net Carbohydrates:8.9g
3.24%
Sugar:5.68g
6.31%
Cholesterol:37.79mg
12.6%
Sodium:364.89mg
15.86%
Protein:4.37g
8.75%
Vitamin K:82.91µg
78.96%
Vitamin A:2027.23IU
40.54%
Manganese:0.32mg
15.76%
Calcium:129.07mg
12.91%
Vitamin C:10.22mg
12.39%
Vitamin E:1.86mg
12.37%
Folate:43.65µg
10.91%
Iron:1.74mg
9.64%
Potassium:332.98mg
9.51%
Vitamin B2:0.16mg
9.33%
Phosphorus:93.02mg
9.3%
Vitamin B6:0.17mg
8.38%
Magnesium:33.04mg
8.26%
Fiber:1.83g
7.33%
Copper:0.14mg
6.9%
Vitamin B1:0.09mg
6.3%
Vitamin B3:0.95mg
4.77%
Selenium:3.26µg
4.66%
Vitamin D:0.62µg
4.16%
Zinc:0.55mg
3.67%
Vitamin B5:0.35mg
3.46%
Vitamin B12:0.2µg
3.38%
Source:Foodista