Tortellini al Forno Facile

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Tortellini al Forno Facile : Tortellini Bake Easy Way.

Tortellini al Forno Facile : Tortellini Bake Easy Way.

This is a nice way to make casserole, Italian way. Once you make tortellini al forno, choosing one kind of tortellini, you see so many varieties of tortellini that you can easily got hooked to this comfort food, experimenting with all kinds of them.
Our discoveries started long ago since both my mother and grandmother make / made pasta at home so we were used to have lasagna, ravioli and all other pasta beauties from scratch.

 

Tortellini al Forno Facile : Tortellini Bake Easy Way.

I do not make pasta at home. Our rhythm does not leave that much of time to do it. If there is any free time left, we prefer to dedicate it to music and books. It relaxes us both to listen to the sounds we like or to read in silence, away from all the noise. Besides, there are so many tasteful pasta brands that we really have no problem with using store bought once. I guess you all do the same, don’t you ?
Making it at home requires quite different life style than ours.
This tortellini bake is made with four cheese tortellini, Italian sausage, mozzarella, Tomato Salsa and fresh basil: tasteful, comforting, four seasons favourite.

Tortellini al Forno Facile : Tortellini Bake Easy Way.

The dish dimensions are 10 x 6 inches but more important is that it has 8 cups volume so as long as your baking dish is of 8 cups volume, it is not that important to have precisely measured dimensions in inches.

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Tortellini al Forno Facile

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Tortellini al Forno Facile
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Author 2pots2cook

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup Italian sausage removed from casings
  • 1 1/2 cup tomato salsa
  • Garlic to taste
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan grated
  • 6 cups Four cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup light cream
  • Peperoncini and origano to taste
  • 2 cups mozzarella sliced
  • fresh basil to garnish before serving

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, fry Italian sausage with oil until lightly brown and add tomato salsa and garlic.
  2. Add Parmesan and peperoncini
  3. Preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.
  4. Add tortellini to salsa mixture and gently combine.
  5. Cut mozarella to slices.
  6. Spray the baking dish and pour half of tortellini mixture into the baking dish ( 8 cups volume).
  7. Pour 1/2cup of light cream and 1 cup mozzarella over tortellini.
  8. Repeat the same with the remaining salsa/ tortellini, light cream and mozzarella too. That way you get two layers.
  9. When done, cover the baking dish with foil and bake covered for 30 minutes.
  10. Take the foil away and bake for additional 10 minutes.
  11. Once baked, garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve.

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