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Low Point Tortellini

Instant Pot Tortellini

  • Author: smileyspoints
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 4


Instant Pot Tortellini A quick easy dinner that will help you stay within your points. A meal the whole family will love.



29 oz can tomato sauce
1 cup skim milk (3 points)
1 tablespoon garlic
8 fresh basil leaves
3/4 cup  cheese tortellini (7 points) (store-bought frozen cheese tortellini)
1/2 yellow onion; diced
2 teaspoons pepper
Parmesan cheese for topping
2 tablespoon of cornstarch (2 points)


Add in onion and garlic to the instant pot and set to saute mode.
Cook for 2 minutes.
Turn off saute mode.
Add half the basil leaves and the can of tomato sauce.
Set to high pressure for 2 minutes.
Quick-release pressure when the instant pot is done counting.
Set to saute mode on high and add tortellini.
Cook for about 5 to 7 minutes until tortellini’s are tender.
Pour in milk and cornstarch and stir.
Cook for another 2 minutes till thick and creamy.
Optional, stir in the fresh basil and pepper.


You may top with fresh basil and parmesan cheese. Add points for the cheese 🙂 I only used a sprinkle on top so i didn’t count it.

  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes

Keywords: Instant Pot, Weight Watchers