– 4 tablespoons of olive oil – 4 pound of tomato [1.8 kg], diced – 1 teaspoon of oregano fresh leaves – 1 tablespoon chopped basil leaves – 4 cloves garlic , crushed – 1½ teaspoons salt (or more, to taste) – 1 pound tortellini [0.45 kg] (with whichever stuffing you prefer) – ¼ teaspoons pepper freshly-cracked, or ground, (or more, to taste) – ¼ cup freshly-grated Parmesan or Pecorino
Return the liquid to a pot and heat it over medium heat. Stir in salt. Once it breaks the boil, add the tortellini and simmer covered until the tortellini is cooked through (check cook time in the package).
Remove from the heat, season with pepper to taste. Sprinkle with cheese after serving.