Posts tagged ‘marinara’

Shrimp Tortellini Skillet

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2  12 ounce packages of precooked shrimp (thawed)

1  14 ounce bag of tortellini (thawed)

1 1/2 cups cooked broccoli (or thawed from frozen)

1 4 ounce can of mushroom pieces

2 – 2 1/2 marinara or spaghetti sauce

salt and pepper

Extra virgin olive oil

3/4 cups shredded mozzarella

Parmesan cheese

~ Set broiler on high.

Cook the tortellini according to package directions and set aside, drain, and set aside.

Toss shrimp, broccoli, mushrooms with a few tablespoons of olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Place in a large oven safe skillet.

Cook until heated through. Remove from heat.

Toss tortellini with marinara sauce and add to the skillet. Mix all well.

Sprinkle a few tablespoons of Parmesan over the top, followed by the shredded mozzarella.

Place in oven and broil until cheese is bubbly and golden brown.


Seafood Marinara


20 oz baby clams, half drained

1 lb frozen shrimp, thawed, no tails

1 salmon filet

2 tbsp olive oil

1 jar spaghetti sauce

1 tsp lemon juice

1/2 lb pasta

garlic powder


~ Heat olive oil in a pan and fry the salmon until cooked, and flaked into small chunks.  Add the shrimp and garlic powder to taste.  Saute’ for about 5 minutes.  Add clams and clam juice and cook through.  Mix in spaghetti sauce and stir.  Simmer on low while the pasta cooks.

Cook pasta according to package directions.

Add the lemon juice to the sauce just before you mix in the pasta.


* credit for this goes to Lori Flood.