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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.

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Broccoli Tomato Tortellini

1 16 ounce package of cheese tortellini

1 14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes

1 cup baby broccoli florets

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1 1/2 tsp dried basil

1 tsp minced garlic

1/2 tsp onion powder

2 tbsp all purpose flour

3/4 cup milk

3/4 cup heavy cream (or 1/3 cup half and half)

1/3 cup Parmesan cheese

 

~Cook tortellini according to package directions.

While the tortellini water is starting, combine the tomatoes, broccoli, salt, pepper, basil, garlic and onion in a large pan over medium heat. Cook and stir until it gets bubbly.

Mix together the flour, milk and cream.  Stir this into the tomato and broccoli mixture along with the Parmesan.  Let it cook through, and then simmer on low about 2 minutes.

Mix the sauce with the tortellini.