Green Goddess Tortellini

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Green Goddess Tortellini
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4

This Green Goddess Tortellini is fabulous! It’s easy (starts with cheese-filled tortellini from the store) and delicious (absolutely packed with fresh ingredients and flavor), and it’s sure to be your new favorite weeknight meal. MORE+ LESS-

Updated May 25, 2017


1 1/2
cups fresh baby spinach leaves
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
cup chopped fresh mint leaves
cup plain Greek yogurt
tablespoons refrigerated basil pesto
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
2-4 canned anchovies
teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
cup cherry tomatoes, halved
package (12 oz) tortellini, cooked
Freshly shredded Parmesan cheese, for serving (optional)


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  • 1
    Place spinach, basil, mint, yogurt, pesto, 2 tablespoons olive oil, anchovies and black pepper in a food processor. Cover; pulse until well combined.
  • 2
    Heat remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add tomatoes and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 3
    Add tortellini and spinach mixture; toss gently to coat. Serve with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

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More About This Recipe

  • I like to keep frozen tortellini and ravioli in my freezer for dinner emergencies. All you’ll need is a yummy sauce, and voila…dinner is on the table in less than 30 minutes. It doesn't get easier than that! The green goddess pesto, as I call it, is inspired by the famous salad dressing. It's made with spinach, mint and basil. I decided to add yogurt instead of mayo, to make it healthier, and the final result was a creamy and flavorful sauce. There’s so much flavor, and it pairs amazingly with my go-to tortellini from the store. It’s a sensational meal that goes from the stove to your plate in no time flat. Happy cooking!

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