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Sausage and Bean Ragout with Three Cheese Tortellini

Sausage and Bean Ragout with Three Cheese Tortellini

Time Involved
< 45 min
# of Ingredients
13
Skill Level
Intermediate
Serves
4
Ingredients
1 tbsp (15mL) 
Olive oil
Small onion, diced
Cloves of garlic, minced
1 (300mL) 
Package OLIVIERI® NutriWise® Tomato & Basil Sauce
1 2/3 cups (400mL) 
Low sodum chicken broth
1 (540mL) 
Can white kidney beans, drained
½ tsp (2mL) 
Dried oregano
Medium red pepper, thinly sliced
4 oz (125g) 
Extra lean ground beef
Spicy Italian sausages (casing removed)
1 (350g) 
Package OLIVIERI® Three Cheese Tortellini
2 tbsp (30mL) 
Chopped basil
1/3 cup (75mL) 
Romano cheese


Directions
HEAT ½ tbsp (7 mL) oil in a large heavy pot over medium-low heat. Add diced onion and garlic. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until onions are softened.

ADD Tomato & Basil sauce, broth, beans, oregano and red pepper. Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in a separate pan on medium-high. Add ground beef and sausage. Cook for 5-7 minutes, while breaking the meat into small pieces with a wooden spoon.

REMOVE meat from pan using a slotted spoon and add to sauce. Bring the sauce to a boil and turn heat down to low. Simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

COOK pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water for 7 minutes. Drain and combine with meat and sauce mixture.

SERVE sprinkled with basil and Romano cheese.



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