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Cheesy Sausage Tortellini Skillet

I probably ate about half of bowl's worth straight outta the skillet. And you probably will too - enjoy!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 1 lb. ground Italian sausage
  • 2 Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 20 oz. box fresh or frozen tortellini
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • Side dish: veggies


  • In a large skillet, brown the ground Italian sausage with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to the skillet.
  • Stir in the chicken broth and tortellini, and bring to bubbling.Cover and cook about 7 minutes, or until tortellini is swollen and cooked.
  • Then stir in the heavy cream and sprinkle the cheese over the top. Cook over low heat another few minutes, until cheese is melted and sauce begins to thicken. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Prepare veggies.
  • Serve Cheesy Sausage & Tortellini Skillet with veggies.