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Creamy Sausage Tortellini with Spinach

This is one of those one-pot dinners that comes together in a flash but is still bursting with flavor and texture. So good and super family friendly.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 lb smoked sausage sliced into 1/2" rounds
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 14-oz cans fire-roasted diced tomatoes not drained
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 10 oz tortellini fresh or frozen
  • 3 cups baby spinach roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm the olive oil, then add the sausage and cook until browned on both sides. Add the garlic and cook about 30 seconds.
  2. Add the tomatoes and half-and-half, stir and bring to a simmer.
  3. Add the tortellini, and cover, letting it cook for about 10 minutes, until your tortellini is tender.
  4. Salt and pepper to taste, then stir in the chopped spinach. Serve hot!

Recipe Notes

Adapted fromĀ Kevin and Amanda