Thursday, April 9, 2009
Leftover Makeover: Tortellini
When I have to make dinner in a hurry, I turn to Buitoni's Three Cheese Tortellini, found in the refrigerated section at the grocery store. It freezes well (so I stock up when it's on sale), can go straight into a pot of boiling water (yes, even from the freezer), and has a nice toothy bite that the dried tortellini's just don't have. Dinner in 15 minutes: twice...
Our first tortellini dinner: Cheese tortellini with chicken and potabella mushrooms in a creamy pesto sauce.
Here's my leftover makeover: tortellini, spicy chorizo in saffron-tomato broth. Crumble in tortilla chips and YUM