Baked Tortellini Recipe with Tomato and Meat Sauce

Everybody wants to eat something which is tasty as well as healthy. But it is difficult because most of the tasty dishes are not totally healthy.

You can definitely have a wonderful main course which will fill your tummy but it may or may not be that good for your health. If you are a health-conscious person and are on a diet, then you have very limited choices.

But when we talk about others who just look at the taste and not the calories, I have something which you will definitely try at your home.

The baked tortellini ( tomato and meat sauce )is something that anyone can easily make with some basic ingredients at their home. Even if you do not know how to cook, you can easily make it. It can be served in the main course and will be loved by everyone including the naughty kids who want only fast food.

You can try this recipe for your family or friends or can even serve it at the kid’s birthday party. This can be one of the best dishes for such occasions. You need not have to worry about the time and energy you are going to invest because it hardly takes an hour.

We also need some kitchen equipment. But do not worry, you will not have to go buy new utensils or any other kitchen equipment especially to prepare this delicious tortellini.

It can be made easily by using the normal equipment available in the kitchen within no time.

Types of Equipment used for making baked tortellini (tomato and meat sauce):

  • Some bowls( bowls of all sizes)
  • A set of kitchen knives
  • A spatula for mixing
  • Basic kitchen cutlery
  • Cooking spray
  • Oven
  • Baking sheet
  • Toothpick
  • Stand mixer

This equipment is enough to prepare the delicious baked tortellini at your home. In about an hour, it will be ready to be served.

Ingredients required for making baked tortellini (tomato and meat sauce):

  • 1 small spoon of olive oil
  • ½ chopped medium onion
  • 1 pound of lean ground beef
  • 3-4 cloves of minced garlic
  • 3 cups of marinara sauce
  • 2 packages of uncooked refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar

Instructions to be followed for making baked tortellini at home:

  1. Start to preheat the oven at 375F degrees.
  2. Now, add the oil and onion to a skillet over a medium-high flame and saute it for 4-5 mins
  3. Then, stir in the beef and garlic and cook it. Break the meat with a spoon and cook it until the beef has browned. Take out the excess fat from it and transfer the cooked beef to a 9×13 casserole dish.
  4. Add the marinara sauce, cheese tortellini, and some salt and pepper to the casserole dish. After this, put everything together and it’s time now to spread it over making sure everything is in an even layer.
  5. Sprinkle the cheeses over the top and then cover the dish tightly with foil.
  6. Bake for about 35-40 mins or until the tortellini is cooked and the cheese has melted. It time now for you to server and enjoy.
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