Yes, you can make warm, comforting Italian-style pasta in less than 45 minutes. Using prepared sauce is the key to this easy dish, that includes tortellini, sausage and frozen peas.
tablespoon olive oil
clove garlic, cut in half
pound bulk pork sausage
cup Prego® Roasted Garlic & Herb Italian Sauce
cup frozen peas
cup heavy cream
ounce uncooked frozen cheese tortellini
package (10 ounces)
cup grated Parmesan cheese
Heat the oven to 400°F. for the bread.
Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until it's golden brown. Remove the garlic from the skillet and set it aside. Add the sausage and cook until it's well browned, stirring often. Pour off any fat.
Stir the sauce in the skillet and heat to a boil. Stir the garlic, peas and cream in the skillet. Reduce the heat to low. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until the mixture is hot and bubbling.
Cook the tortellini according to the package directions. Drain the tortellini well in a colander. Meanwhile, bake the bread according to the package directions.
Stir the tortellini in the skillet. Sprinkle with the cheese. Cut the bread into 2-inch diagonal slices. Serve the bread with the tortellini.