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This Italian-inspired dish is made with just three ingredients—roasted tomatoes, tortellini and fresh basil—to create a delicious, easy dinner. Roasting the cherry tomatoes coaxes out their natural sweetness. It's worth the time—trust us!

EatingWell.com, March 2021


Credit: Sara Haas

Recipe Summary

5 mins
45 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Put a large pot of water on to boil.

  • Place tomatoes in a shallow baking dish or pan. Add oil, salt and pepper and toss to combine. Roast for 25 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 200° and continue cooking until the tomatoes are soft and juicy, about 15 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain.

  • Add the roasted tomatoes to the drained tortellini and toss. Top with basil.

To make ahead

Refrigerate roasted tomatoes (Step 1) for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

about 2 cups
524 calories; fat 26g; cholesterol 48mg; sodium 705mg; carbohydrates 57g; dietary fiber 3g; protein 16g; sugars 3g; niacin equivalents 4mg; saturated fat 7g; vitamin a iu 1343IU; potassium 311mg.