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Super-Fast Tortellini with Vegetables

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1 pkg (1 1/2 lb/675 g) cheese tortellini
4 cups (1 L) frozen chunky mixed vegetables, (about 1 lb/450 g)
3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) dried basil
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) dried oregano
3 cups (750 mL) Milk
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Old Cheddar or Aged Provolone or Havarti Jalapeno, shredded
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Parmesan, freshly grated
1/3 cup (80 mL) chopped fresh basil or fresh parsley or fresh dill
Salt, to taste

Yields: 6 to 8 servings

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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 5 mins
  • Cooking Time 12 mins
  • Yields 6 to 8 servings

Tortellini is fun, 'kid friendly' pasta. From start to finish, this is one of the quickest and easiest of all pasta dishes.

  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 5 mins
  • Cooking Time 12 mins
  • Yields 6 to 8 servings

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Ingredients

1 pkg (1 1/2 lb/675 g) cheese tortellini
4 cups (1 L) frozen chunky mixed vegetables, (about 1 lb/450 g)
3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) dried basil
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) dried oregano
3 cups (750 mL) Milk
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Old Cheddar or 
Aged Provolone or 
Havarti Jalapeno, shredded
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Parmesan, freshly grated
1/3 cup (80 mL) chopped fresh basil or 
fresh parsley or 
fresh dill
Salt, to taste

Preparation

In large pot of bowling water, cook tortellini for 5 min; add vegetables and cook for 2 min or until vegetables are hot and tortellini is just tender. Drain well and return to pot.

Whisk flour into milk and pour over pasta; add dried basil and oregano. Cook, stirring often, over medium-high heat for about 5 min or until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted and fresh herbs. Season with salt to taste.

Tips

For the Adventurous: Look for different blends of mixed frozen vegetables, such as Italian, Californian or Asian. Or substitute chopped fresh vegetables when they are in season. All vegetables work well- asparagus, fennel, bok choy, zucchini or yellow summer squash.

Healthy Eating Tip: Bone appetit- Cheese and milk make one serving of this recipe an excellent source of calcium, which helps build healthy bones and teeth. Milk products also contain four other bone building nutrients- protein, vitamin A, phosphorus and magnesium.

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The most popular Milk Calendar recipes often include chicken, broccoli and pasta. See for your yourself!

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The most popular Milk Calendar recipes often include chicken, broccoli and pasta. See for your yourself!

This recipe is brought to you by:

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 447 Calories
Protein: 24 g
Carbohydrate: 55 g
Fat: 15 g
Fibre: 3.3 g
Sodium: 597 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 42 % / 461 mg
Vitamin A: 48 %
Folate: 48 %
Phosphorus: 40 %
Riboflavin: 37 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 1 milk product serving(s) per person.

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