Baked Tortellini is loaded with cheese tortellini, ground beef, marinara sauce, cream cheese and mozzarella cheese to make pasta dinner that will make your family happy!
Does anyone else ever get stuck in a dinner rut? Well, this beefy, cheesy Baked Tortellini is here to save you!
I think we all get in the rut one time or another! I love easy recipes that taste amazing and this totally fits the bill!
TIPS FOR TORTELLINI
- Combine browned ground beef and your favorite jarred pasta sauce. Or you could certainly substitute homemade marinara if you happen to have some on hand.
- If you want, you can add a few veggies to make it a complete dish!
- You can change up the cheese. You can do half Mozzarella and half Parmesan.
- 1 pound fresh or frozen cheese tortellini
- 1 pound ground beef
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 24 ounces marinara
- 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature
- ½ cup ricotta cheese
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
- 1 cup shredded Parmesan
- ¼ cup minced fresh parsley optional
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick spray.
Cook the tortellini for 1 minute less than the package directions state.
While the tortellini is cooking, add the ground beef to a large, deep skillet over medium heat and cook until browned. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds more. Drain the fat from the skillet.
Add the marinara to the beef and simmer for 10 minutes.
Drain the tortellini and add to the skillet with the beef and marinara and stir to combine.
Add the cream cheese, ricotta, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt to a small mixing bowl. Stir well to combine.
Pour half of the the tortellini mixture into the prepared baking dish and top with the cream cheese mixture. Add the remaining tortellini and sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan.
Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking for 10 more minutes.
Sprinkle with parsley before serving.
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