Tomato basil tortellini

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Preparation time:
5 minutes
Cooking time:
approximately 12–13 minutes.


4 servings

Serving size:
1/4 of recipe

Cook tortellini according to package directions and drain well. Meanwhile, heat tomatoes. Place tortellini in a microwave-safe serving dish. Top evenly with tomatoes. Sprinkle with basil, cheese, and crushed red pepper flakes. Microwave for 45–60 seconds on high, or until cheese melts.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 238 calories, Carbohydrates: 35 g, Protein: 11 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Sodium: 298 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 2 starch, 1 nonstarchy vegetable, 1 medium-fat meat. Carbohydrate choices: 2 1/2.

This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.



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