Tortellini Bites

Tortellini Bites


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


30 m servings 87 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 87 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 284 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.
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  1. 78 Ratings


I used this recipe as a main course for dinner and it was great! The only change I made was to saute sliced mushrooms with the garlic and basil. Served with a salad, it was perfect for a meatle...

This recipe couldn't be easier - I bought pepperoni and mozzerella stuffed tortellini and prepared everything hours before the party. I served it warm, but people ate them long after they had c...

My husband and I really did enjoy this dish. It is very simple to make and really is a simple and tasty dish. Very good flavor without making it too strong of a sauce. I make with a seafood din...

I made this as an appetizer for Christmas Day and my family loved it! It was easy to make and quite delicious. I used tri-color tortellini and it looked very nice. I will definately make th...

I make a soup version of this recipe using more chicken broth, a handful of fresh baby spinach and green onion and a container of pesto from Trader Joes. It is divine on a crisp fall day ...

These were a big hit at the last party I attended, they were gone quickly! I did add the sauce to the cooked tortelli when I got to my destination as I found if you pre-mix it gets a little dry...

I have made this recipe many times since getting it from this website. I am always asked to bring it to parties. Tastes wonderful either hot or cold. Thanks for a great recipe.

Used this with lunch...we found them to be pretty good. Different than your meat sauce tortellini. I didn't change a thing about this recipe and wouldn't if I made this again. I wonder if this c...

I added fresh mushrooms and made as an entree!! It was magnifico....How many individual tortellini's were considered a serving? 4 grams of fat would be excellent but that seems like a dream.