Slow-Cooker Cheesy Italian Tortellini

Two types of meat pair well with tortellini, cheese, marinara sauce and mushrooms. Buon appetito!

  • 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 sausage
1
container (15 oz) refrigerated marinara sauce
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, 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, cook beef and sausage over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 2 Spray inside of 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix beef mixture, marinara sauce, mushrooms and tomatoes in cooker.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 4 Stir in tortellini; sprinkle with cheese. Cover; cook on Low heat setting about 15 minutes longer or until tortellini are tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    670
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    1700mg
    1700%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    61g
    61%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    37g
    37%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    40%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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