Main Dishes

Tortellini with Mushroom Alfredo Sauce #MeatlessMonday

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A quick and healthy #MeatlessMonday meal!

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18 ounces fresh whole wheat, three cheese tortellini (Buitoni)
1 cup fat free cottage cheese
2 ounces low fat cream cheese (Neufchatel)
1/2 cup reduced fat Parmesan cheese, grated
3 cups mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons margarine or butter
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add margarine or butter and swirl to coat. Add mushrooms and saute until brown and the liquid has evaporated. Cook pasta according to package directions omitting...
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Nutritions

Calories
474

Sodium
113mg
4% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
14g
28% DV

Carbs
79g
27% 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