Tortellini with Broccoli Pesto

Tortellini with Broccoli Pesto

10 ingredients
408 calories
12 min cook time


10 total
Grated lemon peel (optional)
1 package (20 ounces) Buitoni® Refrigerated Mixed Cheese Tortellini
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons pine nuts
2 cloves garlic, peeled
¼ cup Buitoni® Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup basil or parsley leaves
1 bunch broccoli (about 1 pound) trimmed and cut into florets (about 5 cups)


Prep: 10
Cook: 12
Wait: 0
Serving: 6
Step 2
Place broccoli, basil, oil, cheese, garlic, pine nuts, salt and pepper in food processor. Cover; process until very finely chopped.
Preparation: 5 min
Step 4
Place pasta back in pan. Add broccoli pesto and reserved cooking water. Toss gently to combine. Grate fresh lemon peel over pasta; sprinkle with additional cheese and pine nuts, if desired. Serve immediately.
Preparation: 5 min
Step 1
Bring large saucepan of salted water to a boil; add broccoli and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove with a slotted spoon (reserve water in pan for pasta).
Cooking: 5 min
Step 3
Cook pasta in broccoli water for 7 to 9 minutes; drain, reserving ¾ cup of cooking water.
Cooking: 7 min

Nutrition Information

408 calories per serving
Serving size: 6
19.37g fat
47.79g carbs
14.75g protein
% DV*
Total Fat 19g
Saturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 39mg
Sodium 660mg
Carbohydrates 48g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 2g
Protein 15g
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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