Turkey Sausage, Spinach, Tomato & Mozzarella Cheese Sauce Pasta

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Ingredients

  • 16-ounce Italian turkey sausage
  • 14 ounce can dice tomatoes
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups spinach uncooked
  • 1 cup half and half
  • ½ cup Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • Salt & pepper

 Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage, crumbling it and stirring, on medium heat until done and no longer pink. Drain the fat from the skillet.
  2. Add diced tomatoes to the skillet. Add red pepper flakes and mix on low simmer.
  3. In a separate pan, cook tortellini according to the package instructions. Drain, and add them to the pan with the sausage and tomatoes.
  4. Add uncooked spinach, mix. Add half and half, bring to gentle boil, reduce to simmer, cover with lid and let spinach wilt for a couple of minutes, covered. Remove the lid, stir. Bring the mixture to a gentle medium boil. Add ½ cup mozzarella cheese and stir until the cheese melts.

Enjoy!

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