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Beef and Cheese Tortellini Bake

by Camille Bergerson

Ingredients

for 6 servings

  • 1 teaspoon
    olive oil
  • 1 lb
    ground beef (455 g)
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup
    onion, chopped (75 g)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon
    dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon
    dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons
    dried parsley
  • 28 oz
    crushed tomato, 1 can (795 g)
  • ¼ cup
    fresh basil, sliced (10 g)
  • 2 cups
    shredded mozzarella cheese (230 g)
  • 1 ¼ lb
    cheese tortellini, cooked and drained (565 g)
    Calories 616
    Fat 29g
    Carbs 46g
    Fiber 4g
    Sugar 8g
    Protein 41g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

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Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF (190ºC).
  2. Add a teaspoon of olive oil to a heavy saucepan and brown the beef over medium-high heat. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Mix in the dried herbs. Move beef to one side of the hot pan and add in onions. Stir to soften, then add garlic.
  4. Mix in crushed tomatoes. Bring to a boil and cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Taste and season with salt and pepper as necessary.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Spoon a thin layer of meat sauce in the bottom of a casserole dish. Layer as follows: tortellini, cheese, basil, sauce, tortellini, cheese, basil, sauce, and cheese.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbling.
  8. Cool for several minutes and serve.
  9. Enjoy!
 

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