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Brown the butter in a pan to add a rich, toasty note to the pasta.

Sarah Copeland

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hands-on:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook the tortellini according to the package directions, adding the peas during the last minute of cooking.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

491 calories; fat 19g; saturated fat 11g; cholesterol 73mg; sodium 833mg; protein 20g; carbohydrates 62g; sugars 8g; fiber 6g; iron 4mg; calcium 222mg.
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