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Tortellini Bake

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 6
Calories: 460kcal
Author: Hannah Stewart

Ingredients

  • 24 oz package cheese tortellini
  • 1 lb italian sausage
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, chopped (any color)
  • 16 oz jar alfredo sauce
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes

Instructions

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 and lay parchment paper on baking sheet.
  • Place sausages on baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes. Remove and chop up into 1/2 inch slices. (Or desired size)
  • While sausage bakes heat olive oil in large skillet on stovetop and saute onions and peppers. Cook down until soft on med-high heat (takes about 20 minutes)
  • Add alfredo sauce, 1 can diced tomatoes and 1/2 cup water to veggies. Bring to a simmer and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • Add uncooked tortellini into a 9X13 baking dish. Pour sauce over tortellini and mix in sausage. [If freezing tortellini bake you will freeze the casserole prior to baking. See freezer directions below for the next step. If not freezing then continue on to step 6.]
  • Bake in oven 40-50 minutes or until tortellini is cooked and sauce is bubbling.
  • Let stand 15 minutes before servings and enjoy!-

Freezer Directions:

  • Cover tortellini bake pie and be sure to label with recipe name, cooking directions and expiration date (today's date plus three months). Free printable label on recipe post.
  • Freeze until ready to cook!

Cooking Directions from Frozen:

  • Preheat oven to 425 and bake covered for 60-75 minutes, or until bubbling and hot in center. Then bake uncovered for an additional 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and let sit for 10-15 minutes, then serve and enjoy!

Cooking Directions from Thawed:

  • Preheat oven to 375 and bake covered for 35-45 minutes, or until bubbling and hot in center. Then bake uncovered for an additional 10-15 minutes. Remove from oven and let sit for 10-15 minutes, then serve and enjoy!