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Beef and Cheese Tortellini Bake

Tasty Team


for 6 servings

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

Nutrition Info

    Calories 616
    Fat 29g
    Carbs 46g
    Fiber 4g
    Sugar 8g
    Protein 41g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  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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