Main Dishes

Cheese tortellini

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For the pasta dough
3 1/3 cups all purpose flour
4 extra large eggs, room temperature

For the filling
8 oz fresh ricotta
1 extra large egg
1/2 cup parmesan cheese, freshly grated
2 tablespoons fresh spinach, chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Small pinch of nutmeg, freshly grated
1 egg, beaten with 1 teaspoon water for egg wash
For the pasta dough On a clean work surface, make a mound with the flour and create a well in the middle and add the eggs. Using a fork, beat the eggs and begin to incorporate the flour from the inner rim...
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Nutritions

Calories
652

Sodium
578mg
24% DV

Fat
17g
26% DV

Protein
33g
66% DV

Carbs
84g
28% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV