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                        Tortellini and Spinach Stew
 
 Recipe By     : Meatless Dishes in Twenty Minutes
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    9      ounces        tortellini, cheese-filled -- fresh, uncooked
    2      cups          spinach leaves -- packed
    2      medium        tomatoes -- or 4 plum tomatoes
    2      tablespoons   olive oil
    2      teaspoons     garlic -- minced
    1      cup           chicken broth -- or beef or vegetable
    2      tablespoons   fresh basil -- minced, or 1 tsp dri
      1/3  cup           Asiago cheese -- grated or Parmesan c
                         Freshly ground black pepper for garnish
 
 Cook tortellini according to package directions.  While tortellini is 
 cooking, remove stems from spinach leaves and set aside.  Seed and chop 
 tomatoes and set aside.  Heat oil in a large deep skillet over medium high 
 
 heat.  Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.  Add broth and boil gently, 
 uncovered, for 5 minutes.  Add spinach, tomato, and basil and heat through 
 
 just until spinach wilts.  Drain tortellini and add to skillet.  Cook for 
 1 minute or until hot.  Sprinkle with cheese and serve with pepper.
 
 
                    
 
 
 
 
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