Simple&Delicious: Spinach Tomato Tortellini

This recipe gives you four servings of cheesy spinach tomato tortellini. Did I mention that it takes just fifteen minute?

12 oz tortellini pasta
1  heavy cream
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 can of diced tomatoes
3 cups of spinach  (chopped)
2 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper 
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to top
1/4 cup grated Parmesan
(photo from normalcooking.com)

(photo from normalcooking.com)

1. Cook pasta according to directions on package and drain.
2. In a small bowl, whisk together heavy cream and flour.
3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook for about 1 minute.
4. Stir in tomatoes, spinach, basil, oregano, thyme and red pepper flakes, and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook until spinach begins to wilt (which will be about 2 minutes). Don’t forget to stir!
4. Slowly  whisk in heavy cream mixture and Parmesan, and cook until mixture thickens in roughly 3-4 minutes. Stir in tortellini and combine.
5. Top with extra Parmesan.

Adapted from damndelicious.net.

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