logo
g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
Bible Basics
Houseplants
Romance Movies
Creativity
Family Travel
Southwest USA
Irish Culture


dailyclick
All times in EST

Clairvoyance: 08:00 PM

Full Schedule
g
g Hot & Spicy Site

BellaOnline's Hot & Spicy Editor

g

Spicy Sausage With Tortelloni


I love any kind of stuffed pasta. When you first see tortelloni, you say to yourself, this is tortellini, however, Wikipedia says "Tortelloni is the same shape as tortellini, but larger." I enjoy tortellini in soups, but this larger shaped pasta with riccota and veggie filling lends itself nicely to a more substantial meal.

SPICY SAUSAGE WITH TORTELLONI

INGREDIENTS

1/2 pound link of smoked hot pork or turkey sausage
1 large onion, chopped
1 quart chicken stock, homemade or store bought (no salt)
1-8 Ounce package Barilla Tortelloni Ricotta & Spinach
Olive oil
Pinch hot pepper flakes
Ground pepper
Salt if necessary
Fresh parmesan or grated parmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS

Chop one large onion into bite sized pieces.

Cut sausage into small slices, about 1/4 inch or less wide.

Heat enough olive oil in skillet to saute sausage. Heat until olive oil is hot and starts to shimmer. Add cut sausage to pan, allow to cook until edges start to brown. Remove sausage from pan and put in small bowl, leave drippings in skillet, scrape skillet if necessary. Add chopped onion to hot skillet, cook until almost translucent, return sausage to pan. Mix sausage and onion, then set aside.

Pour chicken stock in large pot and bring to a rolling boil. If adding salt, add now. Add tortelloni, chicken stock will return to a boil, allow to cook for 10 to 12 minutes. When done, drain tortelloni, but keep the chicken stock. Add cooked tortelloni to sausage and onion mix. If needed, add a bit of the chicken stock and heat thoroughly. Grate parmesan cheese over mixture or sprinkle jarred grated parmesan cheese. Add more chicken stock to meld the cheese into the sausage and tortelloni, stir and serve.

Keep remaining chicken stock which is now a now a flavorful soup broth or serve hot as is.

*Tortelloni Hints--Have Fun With Your Food!*
Cook tortelloni and serve with cut franks. Children will enjoy this.
Put hot marinara sauce in a small bowl and allow kids, or an adult who like to have fun with his food, to dip hot cooked tortelloni into marinara bowl. Tear bread for dipping.

Add Spicy+Sausage+With+Tortelloni to Twitter Add Spicy+Sausage+With+Tortelloni to Facebook Add Spicy+Sausage+With+Tortelloni to MySpace Add Spicy+Sausage+With+Tortelloni to Del.icio.us Digg Spicy+Sausage+With+Tortelloni Add Spicy+Sausage+With+Tortelloni to Yahoo My Web Add Spicy+Sausage+With+Tortelloni to Google Bookmarks Add Spicy+Sausage+With+Tortelloni to Stumbleupon Add Spicy+Sausage+With+Tortelloni to Reddit




RSS | Related Articles | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Previous Features | Site Map


For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Hot & Spicy Newsletter


Past Issues


print
Printer Friendly
bookmark
Bookmark
tell friend
Tell a Friend
forum
Forum
email
Email Editor


Content copyright © 2014 by Vannie Ryanes. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Vannie Ryanes. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Vannie Ryanes for details.

g


g features
Brown Rice Jambalaya Recipe

Fried Calamari Recipe

Broccoli Rabe and Sausage With Pasta Recipe

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter


vote
Poetry
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Less than Monthly



BellaOnline on Facebook
g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor