Sausage and Bean Ragout with Three Cheese Tortellini

Sausage and Bean Ragout with Three Cheese Tortellini
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 45
  • Servings: 4.0

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About this Recipe

Create your own homemade ragout by combining Olivieri® NutriWise® Tomato and Basil Sauce with white kidney beans, red bell peppers and dried oregano. Toss with Olivieri® Three Cheese Tortellini and sprinkle with Romano cheese to serve!


15 ml Olive oil
1 Small onion, diced
2 Cloves of garlic, minced
300 ml Package OLIVIERI® NutriWise® Tomato & Basil Sauce
400 ml Low sodum chicken broth
540 ml Can white kidney beans, drained
2 ml Dried oregano
1 Medium red pepper, thinly sliced
125 g Extra lean ground beef
3 Spicy Italian sausages (casing removed)
350 g Package OLIVIERI® Three Cheese Tortellini
30 ml Chopped basil
75 ml Romano cheese


HEAT ½ tbsp (7 mL) oil in a large heavy pot over medium-low heat. Add diced onion and garlic. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until onions are softened.

ADD Tomato & Basil sauce, broth, beans, oregano and red pepper. Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in a separate pan on medium-high. Add ground beef and sausage. Cook for 5-7 minutes, while breaking the meat into small pieces with a wooden spoon.

REMOVE meat from pan using a slotted spoon and add to sauce. Bring the sauce to a boil and turn heat down to low. Simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

COOK pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water for 7 minutes. Drain and combine with meat and sauce mixture. SERVE sprinkled with basil and Romano cheese.


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