Crockpot Cheese Tortellini

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I originally found this recipe in the 2011 Taste of Home Summer Slow Cooker publication, and love it.

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Crockpot Cheese Tortellini

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword crockpot, pasta, slow cooker, tortellini


  • 1/2 lb Italian sausage
  • 1/2 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 jar marinara sauce
  • 1 can 14.5 oz Italian diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 pkg 9 oz refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup 4 oz shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Brown sausage and beef over medium heat in a 10-inch skillet and drain.
  2. Transfer meat into a 3 quart slow cooker.
  3. Stir in marinara sauce, tomatoes and mushrooms.
  4. Cook on low for 6-7 hours, or until heated through.
  5. Prepare tortellini according to package directions.
  6. Stir tortellini into meat mixture in slow cooker.
  7. Sprinkle with cheese.
  8. Cook another 15-20 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

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