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Cheesy Baked Tortellini recipe

This Easy Cheesy Tortellini Bake is simple and delicious too. Tortellini, bacon, cheese, basil, & spinach fill this recipe and make it irresistible and perfect for dinner any night.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 1384 kcal
Author Kristyn Merkley

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. cheese tortellini package (or any kind of tortellini)
  • 4 bacon strips
  • 3 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 TB flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 2 cups frozen spinach, chopped
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese grated
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tsp lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add tortellini and cook as directed on the package.

  3. Cook bacon and cut up. Reserve bacon fat from pan. Add garlic and cook for a minute or two. Add flour to the pan and whisk for a minute. Add milk and mix until smooth. Add salt, pepper, lemon juice and basil and bring to a simmer.

  4. Drain tortellini and add back to the pot. Turn to low heat and add spinach and most of the mozzarella, Parmesan cheeses and bacon. Add sauce and stir until well combined.

  5. Add to an 8x8 or 9x9 dish. Top with the remaining mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese and bacon.

  6. Cover your dish with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Baked Tortellini recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1384 Calories from Fat 819
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 91g 140%
Saturated Fat 44g 220%
Cholesterol 224mg 75%
Sodium 4503mg 188%
Potassium 2090mg 60%
Total Carbohydrates 59g 20%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 28g
Protein 86g 172%
Vitamin A 770.6%
Vitamin C 31.1%
Calcium 230.9%
Iron 49%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.