Balsamic Tortellini Bake with Sausage & Peppers

Balsamic Tortellini Bake with Sausage and Peppers is a cheesy, meaty, hearty & healthy dinner recipe that everyone in your family will love! On the table in 40 minutes or less, it's the perfect weeknight dish for busy nights! #tortellini #maindish #bakedpasta #bakedtortellini 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword baked tortellini, tortellini bake, tortellini recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 280.7kcal



  • Cook tortellini according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cool water. Set aside until ready to use.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a small bowl, mix together Italian seasoning, garlic salt, garlic powder, onion powder and black pepper. Stir gently to combine. Set aside.
  • In another small bowl, mix together the mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Set aside.
  • Place chopped chicken sausage and 1 TBS olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, stir to combine.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally until the sausage begins to brown (about 5-7 minutes)
  • Add diced peppers and additional 1 TBS olive oil and cook until peppers become soft (about 5 minutes).
  • Once peppers are soft, add marinara sauce, balsamic vinegar and seasoning mixture and stir to combine.
  • Add tortellini and stir until evenly combined.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.
  • Remove skillet from heat and spread the top of the mixture until it’s flat and even.
  • Sprinkle cheese mixture evenly over the top of the skillet.
  • Place the skillet in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted!
  • Let cool slightly and serve!


Calories: 280.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 19.3g | Protein: 13.9g | Fat: 15.3g | Saturated Fat: 5.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 50.3mg | Sodium: 848mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 3.8g | Sugar: 9.5g | Vitamin A: 1955IU | Vitamin C: 78.3mg | Calcium: 344mg | Iron: 1.6mg