Cheesy Italian Tortellini

Cheesy Italian Tortellini


"This easy cheesy slow cooker dish is my family's favorite. Make it once and I bet you'll make it once a month from now on."


8 h 30 m servings 468 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 468 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 24.1 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.2g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 26.9 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 1186 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Crumble the ground beef and Italian sausage into a large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until browned. Drain.
  2. Combine the ground meats, marinara sauce, mushrooms, and tomatoes in a slow cooker. Cover, and cook on LOW heat for 7 to 8 hours.
  3. Stir in the tortellini, and sprinkle the mozzarella and cheddar cheese over the top. Cover and cook for 15 more minutes on LOW, or until the tortellini is tender.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 584 Ratings


This turned out to be one of the best meals I ever made. Here are my adjustments: 1 lb ground turkey browned with a clove of garlic, 1 cup chopped turkey pepperoni, 1 jar Ragu Italian Sausage f...

I made this last night for my husbnad's italian family, everyone really enjoyed it. I did however change the recipe up like I do w/ all new recipes. First anytime I make a pasta recipe I alway...

I was very impressed with this dish and it exceeded the expectations I originally had of this recipe! I did add some onions and green bell peppers when sauting the lb of italian sausage (I didn'...

The only changes made were to add some italian seasoning, a teaspoon of brown sugar, and a small can of sliced olives. I was not impressed with this recipe and probably will not make it again. ...

All you need is 1 pan plus your slow cooker! Don't drain the mushrooms and use shredded parmesan instead of cheddar.Also, try it with roasted garlic & cheese tortellini!I refusd\ed to serve jarr...

I made this recipe and it was DELICIOUS!! I used 1lb. Italian Sausage (mild) and mozzerella and parmesan (no cheddar). I made the sauce in the crock pot then added fresh 3-cheese tortellini, the...

Excellent and perfect for a "fix-it and forget it" recipe! I added a little minced garlic and chopped onion while browning the ground beef and opted for sweet Italian sausage. For the marinara...

Wonderful dinner and my in-laws even loved it!! I changed it a little as well. I used all sausage and added onion and green pepper as well. I also added some garlic and brown sugar and just cook...