Meat tortellini with capsicum sauce

Meat tortellini with capsicum sauce


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Convenience food can be a healthy option when you make smart choices. For example, roasted capsicums in jars provide significant amounts of beta carotene and vitamin C.

Lynn Lewis

Serves: 4 

  • 350 g meat-filled tortellini
  • 1 jar (270 g) roasted red capsicums
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 3 tablespoons shredded basil leaves

Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Meanwhile, cook tortellini in a large pan of lightly salted boiling water until al dente, following packet instructions.
  2. Purée capsicums and their liquid, the garlic, oil and soy sauce in a food processor. Transfer to a medium saucepan. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Drain tortellini. Just before serving, whisk cold butter into the purée and stir in the basil. Add tortellini. Toss to combine.

on the menu

Serve Meat Tortellini with Capsicum Sauce with a dish of lightly sautéed broccoli rabe. Finish the meal with chocolate sorbet.

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