Tortellini with Spinach and Bacon

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Prep Time20 minutes
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Description

This is an easy meal quick meal that I adapted from Disney Kids website.  These measurements are approximations.  I made this recipe off the top of my head, so I am estimating the ingrediants. 

Ingredients

  • 3 clv garlic, minced , fresh
  • 6 c tortellini, frozen
  • 1⁄2 c cheese, parmesan, shredded
  • 3 c spinach, fresh
  • 5 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
  • 12 sli bacon, turkey
  • 1 ds salt

Instructions

  1. Start water on to boil, add salt, add dash of olive oil
  2. Cook 12 slices (2 layser) of turkey bacon in microwave at med-high. Cook till it is mostly crispy.  It should be around 11 minutes. 
  3. Once water is boiling, add tortellini and a dash of olive oil to water.  Cook until  desired consistancy.
  4. While bacon is cooking, mince garlic and put into small bowl.  Add 1 tbsp of olive oil.
  5. Start cleaning spinach leaves
  6. Once bacon is done cooking, crumble into small pieces and add to the small bowl with the garlic.
  7. Continue cleaning spinach if needed.
  8. Once tortellini is done cooking, drain off water  and return tortellini to pot and turn on low heat.  Add in bacon/garlic mixture.  Add 4 tbsp of olive oil, spinache, and parmesan cheese  to pasta pot.  Mix till spinach is wilted.