Spinach & Cheese Tortellini Primavera
Adapted by: http://www.fortheloveofcooking.net/2012/03/spinach-and-cheese-tortellini-primavera.html
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 sweet yellow onion, diced
1/2 cup of broccoli florets
1/2 orange bell pepper, chopped
5 spears of asparagus, wooden ends removed, cut into thirds
1/2 a zucchini, diced
1/2 a yellow squash, diced
1 clove of garlic, minced
Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese (more if desired)
1 tablespoon dried parsley or 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
-Fill a pot with water, add a pinch of salt, and bring to a boil. Cook pasta according to directions on package.
-Heat olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
-To the heated skillet, add the broccoli and onion and saute for 4 to 5 minutes, tossing around frequently.
-Add remaining vegetables and cook for an additional 4 to 5 minutes, or until veggies are crisp tender.
-Add minced garlic and cook 1 additional minute.
-Season veggies with salt and pepper, to taste.
-Toss the drained tortellini with all the cooked veggies and add a drizzle of olive oil to the entire dish.
-Add parsley and parmesan cheese and toss one more time.
-Serve in bowls and top with additional parmesan cheese and parsley, if desired.