Quick and Easy Tortellini-Alfredo Casserole Wednesday, November 6, 2013
2 10 oz containers refrigerated Alfredo sauce
1/8 tsp black pepper
1 20 oz pkg refrigerated three cheese tortellini
1 10 oz pkg frozen chopped broccoli, thawed, drained
1/2 cup Italian Flavored panko crumbs
1 TBSP olive oil
Heat oven to 375 deg. In medium-size bowl, stir together Alfredo sauce, 2 cups water and pepper. Pour 1 cup sauce mixture into bottom of 2-1/2-quart shallow casserole. Arrange half the tortellini (uncooked) in a single layer over sauce; sprinkle with chopped broccoli. Pour 1-1/2 cups sauce over top. Repeat layering remaining tortellini and remaining sauce. Cover with foil. Bake at 375 deg for 45 minutes. Remove from oven. In small bowl, stir together bread crumbs and olive oil until evenly coated. Sprinkle crumbs on top. Return casserole to oven and cook an additional 7 to 8 minutes or until crumbs are brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.