Are you a fan of pasta dishes filled with cheese? Look no further because I have the perfect recipe for you – Baked Cheese Tortellini Casserole! This dish is a delicious combination of cheese tortellini, a delicious tomato sauce and melted cheese.
The flavors are so rich and satisfying that they’ll leave you wanting more.
One night, I was craving something hot and cheesy to cheer me up. I came across this recipe and decided to give it a try. As the casserole baked, the aroma filled my kitchen and the anticipation grew. Finally, the golden casserole came out of the oven and from the first bite, I knew I had found my new favorite comfort food.
The combination of creamy cheese, soft tortellini and savory sauce was just amazing. From that day on, this Baked Cheese Tortellini Casserole became my go-to recipe whenever I needed a hearty, comforting meal.
°1 package frozen cheese tortellini (about 20 ounces)
°1 jar of marinara sauce (~24 ounces)
°1 pound ground meat
°1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
°1/2 cup grated parmesan
°8 ounces cream cheese, cubed
°Seasonings to your liking (such as garlic powder, salt, pepper, etc.)
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9″ x 13″ baking dish.
2. Cooking tortellini accord to pack directions, to al dente. Drain and reserve.
3. Brown the meat in a pan with the spices you want. Drain excess fat. Add marinara sauce and cream cheese and simmer.
4. Add the cooked tortellini and stir gently.
4. Transfer the mixture to a greased baking dish and spread it evenly. Sprinkle cheese over the tagine.
5. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and golden.
6. Once cooked, remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes. Garnish with fresh basil leaves, if desired.
Serve the baked cheese tortellini casserole warm and enjoy!
Now that you have this amazing recipe in your collection, be sure to save it and share it with your loved ones. They will revel in the cheesy goodness and the warmth it brings to the table. So go ahead, gather your ingredients and get ready to feast on this irresistible Baked Cheesy Tortellini Casserole!