Cheesy Italian Tortellini

Add something cheesy to your family's Italian cuisine night! Serve slow-cooked tortellini pasta with beef and pork - a hearty meal.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 7 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1
container (15 oz) refrigerated marinara sauce
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with Italian seasoning, undrained
1
package (9 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese or pizza cheese blend (4 oz)
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, break beef and sausage into large pieces. Cook over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned.
  • 2 Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix meat mixture, mushrooms, marinara sauce and tomatoes.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 4 About 15 minutes before serving, add tortellini to slow cooker; stir gently to mix. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; cook about 15 minutes longer or until tortellini are tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    610
    (
    Calories from Fat
    250),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    28g
    28%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    1260mg
    1260%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    55g
    55%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    33g
    33%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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