Tangy cheese tortellini

Source URL: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/tangy-cheese-tortellini/

Preparation time: 30 minutes.



Combine tomatoes and hot water in a small bowl; allow tomatoes to soak for 15 minutes. Drain and finely chop the tomatoes. Set aside. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet. Add the garlic, pepper, and oregano, sautéing 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in zucchini and sauté an additional 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and keep mixture warm. Cook the tortellini according to package directions. Drain. Mix in warm tomato mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1/4 recipe.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 185, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 260 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 2 starch, 1 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2.

This recipe was developed by Angie Sharp, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist at the International Diabetes Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.