fresh or frozen cheese tortellini
(1/2 stick) unsalted butter
small bunch flat-leaf spinach, thick stems removed (about 6 cups)
medium beefsteak tomato, coarsely chopped
finely grated lemon zest, plus 1 tablespoon lemon juice
kosher salt and black pepper
- Cook the tortellini according to the package directions, adding the peas during the last minute of cooking.
- Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat and cook, stirring frequently, until golden, 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the spinach and tomato and cook, tossing occasionally, until the spinach is wilted and the tomato begins to soften, 4 to 5 minutes more.
- Add the tortellini, peas, lemon zest and juice, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to the skillet and toss to combine.