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Tomato Basil Skillet Tortellini

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Deanna


  • 1 350g Package Fresh tortellini (12 oz)
  • 1/4 Cup Olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 Pint Cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 Cup Shredded parmesan cheese plus extra for garnish
  • 1/4 Cup Loosely packed basil chopped. plus extra for garnish


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil
  • While the water is comnig to a boil, heat a large skillet on medium heat. Add the olive oil and garlic and cook until garlic is fragrant.
  • Add the tomatoes.
  • As soon as water comes to a boil, add the tortellini. Cook 3-4 minutes until the tortellini begins to float.
  • Drain the pasta and add to the skillet.
  • Stir to combine and cook 1-2 minutes. The tomatoes should be starting to pop and coat the pasta.
  • Add the cheese and basil. Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with additional parmesan cheese and fresh basil.