Slow-Cooker Cheesy Italian Tortellini

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Italian Tortellini

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

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

7:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

servings

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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tip
Italian sausage usually is available in both mild and spicy flavors. If your family likes a little heat with their food, use the spicy Italian sausage.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 670
    • (Calories from Fat 280),
  • Total Fat 31g
    • (Saturated Fat 13g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 105mg;
  • Sodium 1700mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 61g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 17g),
  • Protein 37g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.