Tortellini Bites

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Unusual hot appetizer that can be prepared earlier in day and reheated in microwave.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (32 fluid ounce) container chicken broth, divided

  • 1 (16 ounce) package prepared cheese tortellini, thawed

  • 2 cloves crushed garlic

  • 2 teaspoons dried basil

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Reserve 1-1/4 cups broth. Bring remaining broth to a boil in a large pot, add tortellini and cook until tender, drain well.

  2. In a small bowl, blend cornstarch into 1 1/4 cups of reserved broth.

  3. In a large saucepan, saute garlic and basil in the butter or margarine for 2 minutes over a medium heat. Add the cornstarch-broth mixture to the saucepan. Cook and stir until the mixture thickens and comes to a boil.

  4. Place tortellini in a serving dish, pour the broth-mixture, and Parmesan cheese into the serving dish and toss. Serve with toothpicks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

87 Calories
4g Fat
10g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 87
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 284mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 7mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.