Tortellini With Spinach Cream Sauce Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Tortellini with Spinach Cream Sauce

Get this easy-to-follow authentic Tortellini with Spinach Cream Sauce recipe to try at home. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 1 tbs (20g) butter
  • 1 tbs (15ml) olive oil
  • 3 medium (70g) shallots, finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves (30g) garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) hot water
  • 2 cubes MAGGI Chicken Stock
  • 2 cups (500ml) cooking cream
  • 400g fresh baby spinach
  • ½ tsp (3g) fresh cracked black pepper
  • ½ tsp (3g) nutmeg
  • ¼ cup (75g) Parmesan cheese
  • 450g cheese tortellini, fresh or frozen
  • 8 cups (2 ltrs) water
  • ½ cup (100g) Danish blue cheese, crumbled

How to Prepare

  1. In a large sauce pan, melt butter, add olive oil, sauté shallots and garlic on medium heat until onions are soft but not browned.
  2. Add water, MAGGI Chicken Stock, cream, spinach, black pepper, nutmeg and Parmesan cheese, whisk over medium heat until smooth and slightly thickened. Take care not to over-boil cream sauce.
  3. Meanwhile cook pasta in boiling water as per the pack direction. Drain pasta, discard water, and add the pasta to the cheese sauce.
  4. Add Danish blue cheese and cook for an additional 10 minutes on low heat or until the blue cheese starts to melt.

Nutritional Info

(Per Portion of 300g):
Energy: 393.00 Kcal
Protein: 13.00 g
Carbohydrate: 8.10 g

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