An easy and crowd-pleasing dinner with no boiling required! The tortellini cooks in the oven while absorbing all the delicious flavors of the meaty ground turkey sauce.
Course Main Course
Keyword tortellini casserole
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Total Time 40minutes
½onion, diced (about a cup diced)
¼teaspoon kosher salt
1 ½poundsground turkey
215 ounce canstomato sauce
1cuppart skim ricotta(could also use whole milk ricotta)
1 ½poundscheese tortellini
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add in onion and cook for 3 minutes until softened. Then add in garlic, salt, Italian seasonings, and ground turkey. Cook, breaking up meat with a spoon, until browned through, about 7 minutes. Add in tomato sauce and bring to a simmer. Turn off heat and stir in ricotta. Set aside.
Pour the uncooked tortellini into a 9 x 13 baking or casserole dish. Add the sauce over top and gently toss to coat the tortellini. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese overtop and cover with foil. Bake for 20 minutes, then remove the foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
The entire casserole can be prepared ahead of time, refrigerated, and baked prior to serving. Be sure to add an additional 5-10 minutes of cooking time to allow the ingredients to warm and cook throughly.
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