What’s your favorite pasta shape? If you love tortellini, you’ve come to the right place!
We’ve compiled this great list of easy Tortellini Recipes for you to try. You’ll find decadent creamy dishes, light meatless dinners, cozy soups, tasty pasta salads for lunches or get togethers, and more!
Cook your way through all of these tortellini recipes, and you’ll never wonder “what to cook with tortellini?” again. You’re sure to find some new family favorites!
The BEST Tortellini Recipes:
1. Cheesy Tortellini Bake
How about something really easy for dinner tonight? This cheesy tortellini bake is it!
Even your pickiest eaters are going to love this hearty and comforting pasta dish. Saucy, meaty, cheesy… yep, this one checks all the boxes!
2. Tortellini al Forno
This Tortellini al Forno recipe is inspired by the popular Olive Garden dish. Plump, tender tortellini smothered in an amazing creamy sauce that’s enhanced by bacon and a variety of cheeses.
This tortellini and cheese sauce dinner is on the table in just 30 minutes, and tastes thoroughly gourmet.
3. Creamy Tortellini Soup
Now this soup will tempt you to leave behind anything you’re doing right now and come hover over a cozy bowl loaded with happy mood and happy flavors.
Rich and creamy with sun dried tomato pesto, cheesy tortellini, fresh spinach, bacon and Italian sausage. It’s one of our favorite tortellini recipes.
4. Tortellini Pasta Salad with Prosciutto
This Tortellini Pasta Salad with Prosciutto is the best pasta salad ever! One bite and you will be in heaven.
Cheese tortellini, prosciutto, cherry tomatoes, kalamata olives, basil and Italian basil vinaigrette make a the ultimate salad. This can serve as a side or a main dish for light lunch or a light dinner.
5. Pesto Chicken Tortellini Soup
This Pesto Chicken Tortellini Soup is a hit! It has an amazing rich pesto broth that is filled with protein power of chicken and delicious tortellini. This meal is pure comfort.
This easy and quick soup is very cozy and healthy, perfect for cold nights.
6. Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tortellini
We just love this tortellini dish, which features an absolutely divine homemade roasted red pepper sauce. This will be your new go to meal for meatless nights.
It’s easy to make and the flavors are super delicious for an easy weeknight meal.
7. Tortellini with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Artichokes
This Tortellini Pasta Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Artichokes pasta salad is easy to make and full of bright flavors.
It’s packed full of fresh ingredients with an amazing homemade vinaigrette and makes an absolutely delicious pasta dish.
8. BLT Tortellini Pasta Salad
This BLT Tortellini Pasta Salad recipe is a super tasty cold pasta salad that will bring rave reviews when you present it at a potluck or party.
Turn everyone’s favorite sandwich into a pasta salad and get ready for rave reviews!
9. Garlic Alfredo Tortellini
Try this simple and quick Garlic Alfredo Tortellini, it’s a winner! It features cheese tortellini smothered in a rich, buttery, creamy, garlicky alfredo sauce.
This super delicious pasta is a perfect crowd pleaser.
10. Sun Dried Tomato and Chicken Tortellini
With sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach and chicken tortellini all smothered in a creamy sauce, this recipe is no doubt a hit.
It is an easy, quick and irresistibly one dish pasta the whole family will relish.
11. Tortellini with Pesto and Roasted Veggies
Tortellini with Pesto and Roasted Veggies is filling, full of flavor and the best weeknight meal for summer nights.
It couldn’t be easier to make… chop up some veggies and while they are roasting cook cheese tortellini, and your delicious dinner is ready to go.
12. Antipasto Tortellini Skewers
Looking for a fun new party food? This is it! These Antipasto Tortellini Skewers have great ingredients like fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, artichoke hearts and so muck more.
All gets coated in a lemon basil vinaigrette. Everyone at the party will rave about them.
13. Cheesy Beef Tortellini Enchilada Casserole
Cheesy Beef Tortellini Enchilada Casserole is a great twist on taco pasta, and it only requires 4 ingredients!
This food fusion combines enchilada flavors and pillows of cheese tortellini for a quick recipe you’ll keep coming back to.
14. Cheese Tortellini with Butter, Mushrooms, and Crispy Sage
This Cheese Tortellini with Butter, Mushrooms, and Crispy Sage is an easy and delicious pasta dish that you will surely devour.
The browned butter, earthy mushrooms and fresh sage combine for a delightful combination of flavors you’ll keep coming back to.
15. Garlic Shrimp Tortellini
This Garlic Shrimp Tortellini recipe is a real treat. A quick and easy dinner that’s ready in 20 minutes.
The dish is made of cheese tortellini, shrimp and sun dried tomatoes, tossed in a light garlic sauce. It’s a restaurant quality delicious dish.
16. Tortellini Carbonara
If you are looking for an easy, super comforting dish, then this Tortellini Carbonara is it. This creamy, bacon enhanced pasta will be your new weeknight favorite.
You can make this delicious recipe in just 20 minutes.
17. Greek Tortellini Salad
A good pasta salad is always a hit during the summer, especially when it’s a cook out or potluck.
This Greek Tortellini Salad makes an amazingly delicious meal. It’s quick, easy and fresh with a zesty dressing. YUM!
18. Tortellini Minestrone
This Tortellini Minestrone is filled with nutritious veggies and pillowy tortellini, creating a soup that is perfect for a cozy day.
It’s a simple soup that doesn’t take much hands on time, but is so flavorful and satisfying.
19. Turkey Sausage Spinach and Marinara Tortellini
Turkey Sausage Spinach and Marinara Tortellini is a one skillet meal and gets ready in just 30 minutes.
This delicious pasta dish is cooked in a savory, flavorful and robust sauce with little bites of chewy, cheesy and tender tortellini, sausages and herbs.
20. Shrimp Tortellini Alfredo
This cheesy Shrimp Tortellini Alfredo is one meal that you will want again and again.
Shrimp alfredo sauce is a surefire winner every time, but when you have it with tortellini it goes to a whole other level. It will be loved by kids and adults alike.
21. Caprese Pasta Salad
This Caprese Pasta Salad combines cheese tortellini with the flavors of summer. It has cherry tomatoes, baby spinach, fresh mozzarella and basil, all with a homemade balsamic dressing.
It’s fast, it’s simple and it’s cravably delicious.
22. Tex Mex Tortellini
Tex Mex Tortellini is an easy, family friendly meal that will definitely make a regular appearance on your weekly menu.
This delicious tortellini pasta cooks up in just 30 minutes, and in one large skillet so it’s easy to clean up.
23. Tortellini Primavera
Tortellini Primavera is an easy and fast weeknight meal with fresh summer veggies, cheese tortellini and parmesan tossed in a flavorful sauce.
This healthy, comforting and tasty one skillet meal will be loved by everyone.
24. Thai Red Curry Tortellini Soup
This delicious and nutritious Thai Red Curry Tortellini Soup is filled with cheese tortellini, peppers, spinach. It has flavorful Thai ingredients and coconut milk to give it a smooth and velvety texture.
It’s a perfect fusion of Thai and Italian cuisine.
25. Tomato Tortellini with Sausage
This Tomato Tortellini with Sausage is a delicious one skillet Italian dinner the whole family will love.
It is an easy, flavorful and comforting meal. Plus, this dish is so versatile that you can make it so many ways. Perfect weeknight dinner option.
26. Brown Butter Pumpkin Tortellini Alla Vodka
When the fall season comes around, this delicious Brown Butter Pumpkin Tortellini Alla Vodka recipe is a must!
There is so much flavor going on in this dish, as cheese tortellini is mixed with a super velvety and rich sauce. Perfect for a busy weeknight dinner, as it comes together in no time.
27. Spicy Tortellini Skillet
This Spicy Tortellini Skillet recipe is a quick and delicious meal that cooks in one pan using only 5 ingredients.
It’s an easy weeknight meal that your entire family will love and ask you to make every week. You can adjust the spicy kick according to your preference.
28. Bacon Ranch Tortellini
Bacon Ranch Tortellini is an absolutely delicious and comforting meal which is topped with crispy bacon and is ready to serve in just 30 minutes.
With just a handful of simple ingredients, you can have this awesome meal on the table.
29. Parmesan Tortellini Bites
These Parmesan Tortellini Bites are such great appetizers! They are so crunchy and flavorful, you won’t be able to stop munching.
Make these bites in just 30 minutes, garnish with more parmesan and serve hot with marinara sauce.
30. How to Make Homemade Tortellini
We’re wrapping up this list of Tortellini recipes with your very own Homemade Tortellini. Tortellini is an amazing stuffed ring shaped pasta that is sure to attract everyone’s attention.
In this recipe, you will get to know all about tortellini from rolling the pasta, stuffing and shaping.
So there you go, thirty great tortellini recipes. The only question now is, which to try first?
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- 6 bacon slices
- 1 lb Italian sausage, casing removed
- 2 celery stalks, diced
- 2 carrots, peeled and diced
- 1 small onion, diced
- 4-5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 1 tsp red chili flakes
- 8 cups chicken broth
- 17 oz sun-dried tomato pesto
- 1 cup roasted peppers, chopped
- 20 oz refrigerated three cheese tortellini (see note 1)
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 6-7 basil leaves, torn
- 3-4 cups spinach
- 1/2 cup parmesan
- 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- salt to taste
- pepper to taste
- 1/2 - 1 lemon, juiced
- Cook the bacon in a soup pot until crisp. Remove to a plate and crumble.
- Remove excess bacon fat, leaving behind 2-3 Tbsp. Cook sausage in same pot, breaking apart into bite sized chunks. Cook till brown, then remove to plate.
- In the same drippings (remove if excess, leaving behind 2 Tbsp) sauté onions, celery and carrots and cook for 6-8 minutes. Add in garlic along with salt, pepper and chili flakes.
- Add in chicken broth and pesto. Simmer for 5 minutes.
- Return sausage and bacon to the pot, along with roasted peppers and basil. Simmer for 15 minutes.
- Add tortellini and cook for 3 minutes.
- Add in heavy cream and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes.
- Remove from heat. Stir in parmesan, parsley and spinach. Wait till spinach wilts and season it with lemon juice. Check for seasonings.
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