Baked Tortellini Recipe with Spinach and Chilli

Baked tortellini with spinach and chilli

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This recipe for baked tortellini with spinach and chilli is super-easy to make, ready in under and hour and less than 500 calories - perfect for a midweek meal for two. Use bought tortellini and the hard work is done for you

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Ingredients

  • garlic 1 clove, sliced
  • olive oil
  • chopped tomatoes 400g tin
  • chilli flakes a pinch (optional)
  • tortellini with a vegetarian filling 1 pack, about 250g
  • spinach 200g
  • mozzarella 1/2 a small ball, sliced

Method

  • Step 1

    Cook the garlic in 1 tbsp olive oil for a couple of minutes, then tip in the tomatoes, add a splash of water and the chilli if using. Simmer for 10 minutes until thickened. Season.

  • Step 2

    Cook the tortellini until just done, then drain well. Wilt the spinach in a microwave or hot pan then squeeze out any excess water.

  • Step 3

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the spinach in the bottom of a small ovenproof baking dish.Add the tortellini then spoon over the tomato sauce. Finish with the mozzarella and bake for 20 minutes, or until bubbling.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 391
  • Fat 17.2g
  • Saturates 7.6g
  • Carbs 36.6g
  • Fibre 7.9g
  • Protein 18.5g
  • Salt 1.5g
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