How to Make Simple Tortellini Look Fabulous

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The next time you make a simple pasta dish, remember these simple steps to make it look and taste like a 5 star meal, without the 5 star effort. Allow The Fabulous Food Fairy show you how it's done!

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Cook tortellini according to the instructions, drain, and add the pasta sauce, mix well. For a great sauce recipe, visit this link:  http://fabfoodfairy.com/2012/06/18/positively-perfect-pasta-sauce/

Cook tortellini according to the instructions, drain, and add the pasta sauce, mix well. For a great sauce recipe, visit this link: fabfoodfairy.com/2012/06/18/p…

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Transfer the pasta to a nice, oven-safe dish.

Transfer the pasta to a nice, oven-safe dish.

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Sprinkle a few pinches of Parmesan cheese over the tortellini. Then layer slices of fresh mozzarella on top of the pasta.

Sprinkle a few pinches of Parmesan cheese over the tortellini. Then layer slices of fresh mozzarella on top of the pasta.

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Next, chiffonade (cut into thin strips) the fresh basil.

Next, chiffonade (cut into thin strips) the fresh basil.

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Top the dish with the basil. If you prefer the basil to remain green & pungent, leave it off until the very end.

Top the dish with the basil. If you prefer the basil to remain green & pungent, leave it off until the very end.

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Place the entire dish in the oven at 425 degrees for about 5 minutes or until the cheese melts. Keep an eye on it, it may not take that long!!!

Place the entire dish in the oven at 425 degrees for about 5 minutes or until the cheese melts. Keep an eye on it, it may not take that long!!!

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Remove from the oven and serve immediately. It pairs well with a loaf of crusty garlic bread.

Remove from the oven and serve immediately. It pairs well with a loaf of crusty garlic bread.

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Now, doesn't this look so much better than a boring pot of pasta and sauce?  If you would like to see more of my ideas and recipes, visit me at www.fabfoodfairy.com.

Now, doesn't this look so much better than a boring pot of pasta and sauce? If you would like to see more of my ideas and recipes, visit me at www.fabfoodfairy.com.

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