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Slow-Cooker Cheesy Italian Tortellini

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Two types of meat pair well with tortellini, cheese, marinara sauce and mushrooms. Buon appetito!

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)

Directions

  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
670
Calories from Fat
280
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
48%
Saturated Fat
13g
63%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
1700mg
71%
Total Carbohydrate
61g
20%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
17g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
25%
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 Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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