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Greek Tortellini Skillet

Looking to please picky little palates? One tester loved this simple skillet entree so much, she made it at home for her 2-year-old daughter, who said “Mmmmm!” after every bite. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 3 cups marinara or spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cubed feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup pitted Greek olives, halved
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil, divided

Directions

  • Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the beef, zucchini and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • Drain tortellini; add to skillet. Stir in the marinara sauce, water and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, cheese, olives and 1 tablespoon basil. Sprinkle with remaining basil.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 543 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 917mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 6g fiber), 32g protein.

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  • xlsalbums
    Aug 2, 2019

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  • Beema
    Jul 19, 2018

    Saw this recipe in the Aug-Sept 2018 issue of Country woman, and I could just about smell it off the page. This type of meal is one of our favorites and it lends itself well for many variations, depending on each family's likes. I cut the recipe in half, and even that made more than enough for two adults. I used Bruschetta , white wine instead of water, and added Greek Seasoning, garlic and prepared horseradish to boost the flavor. I will make it again.

  • aug2295
    May 12, 2015

    This was really good. I happened to have all ingredients on hand and was looking for something different to make so gave this a try. It didn't disappoint and I would make it again.

  • oczkowicz
    Jun 3, 2014

    Wonderful blend of flavors

  • Nikkiby
    Jul 31, 2013

    This was great and I used Ground Lamb instead of the ground beef. Turned out delicious!

  • AZiffle
    May 14, 2013

    I used bison instead of beef and black olives instead of Greek. I also browned the bison before adding the onion & zucchini. We all loved it.

  • veelbe
    Feb 10, 2013

    I thought this recipe was rather good. I did use tortellini instead of ravioli and fried my hamburger separately until it was almost browned, then added my onions and zucchini. I added a bit of salt, but I think all the flavors rounded out quite well.

  • TeresaWitt
    Jul 6, 2012

    This was not nearly as favorable as I expected...really a bit bland. It made way more than six servings too.

  • janet.peach
    Jun 8, 2012

    The flavors are delicious together. There are a few changes I think I'll make next time: I'll brown the hamburger with the onion first and drain it, before adding the zucchini. Also, I think I'll either use mini raviolis or tortellini--the larger sized raviolis get a little torn up. Other than that, the recipe was delicious and easy to prepare. It was a hit with the teenagers at our house, too!