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Tuscan Tortellini Skillet meal - meatless
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Easy 20 Minute One Pan Tuscan Tortellini Recipe

This easy 20 minute one pan Tuscan Tortellini recipe is perfect for meatless meals and for any pasta lover.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 6 - 8 stalks asparagus, chopping into thirds
  • 3 cans (14.5 ounces) fire-roasted tomatoes, drained
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini (OR 2 (8 ounces each) packages fresh cheese tortellini)
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • grated Parmesan cheese, optional


  • In a large skillet, saute diced onion and chopped asparagus with 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. 
  • Add in 3 cans of fire-roasted tomatoes, drained, garlic, pinch of red pepper flakes, and salt/pepper to taste.  Bump up the heat to medium-high and allow tomato mixture to cook for 5-6 minutes. 
  • Add in the frozen or fresh tortellini; mix and allow to cook until the pasta is plump and cooked through.  Usually about 3 - 5 minutes.  
  • At this point you can add the spinach and let it wilt, about a minute. 
  • Remove from heat and serve adding Parmesan cheese if desired.