University of Illinois Extension

Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


1 package frozen tricolor tortellini
2 medium summer squash
2 medium zucchini
¼ cup pesto 
¼ cup shredded Parmesan and Romano cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Cook tortellini according to package directions.
  3. Wash and slice zucchini and other squash.
  4. Toss vegetables, tortellini, and pesto together.
  5. Place mixture in baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  6. Bake 20 minutes until cheese is melted.
Total time: 30 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 8 1-cup servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 45
Total Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Sodium 390 mg
Carbohydrate 26 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 7 g
Exchange 2 starch, 1 fat
Carbohydrate Units 2

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