In this easy, cheesy pasta bake, tortellini is briefly cooked and then tossed with fresh spinach and a super-quick homemade turkey ragu. Before finishing in the oven, the pasta is topped with crunchy seasoned panko mixture. 

Martha Stewart Living, December 2021

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Credit: Nico Schinco

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prep:
25 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
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  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Stir together panko, Parmigiano, lemon zest, 1 tablespoon oil, and 1 teaspoon adobo. Cook tortellini in a large pot of salted boiling water for 2 minutes; drain.

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  • Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high. Add turkey and remaining 1 teaspoon adobo. Cook, stirring, until meat is browning in spots but not cooked through, about 4 minutes. Stir in marinara and bring to a boil, then stir in cream cheese until melted, about 2 minutes.

  • Add tortellini and spinach, stirring until it's just wilted. Sprinkle with panko mixture and bake until bubbly, about 8 minutes. Serve immediately.

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