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Slow Cooker Italian Tortellini

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 minute
Servings - 4 persons


  • 1 lb. ground Italian sausage
  • Salt and pepper
  • 20 oz. fresh or frozen tortellini
  • 26 oz. jar marinara sauce
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Side: salad


  • In a skillet, brown the ground Italian sausage then drain.
  • Place the browned Italian sausage into the base of the slow cooker and add the tortellini (fresh or frozen), marinara, beef stock, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning. Gently stir through.
  • Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 1 hour. At the end of the cooking cycle, stir the grated Parmesan cheese into the sauce, and then top with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • Prepare salad.
  • Serve Slow Cooker Italian Tortellini with side salad.