Slow Cooker Cheesy Italian Tortellini
Recipe from Betty Crocker

Two types of meat pair well with tortellini, cheese, marinara sauce and mushrooms. Buon appetito!



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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 7 hrs 30 mins
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Ingredients
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    1/2  pound 
    lean (at least 80%) ground beef
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    1/2  pound 
    bulk Italian sausage
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    1   container 
    refrigerated marinara sauce (15 ounces)
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    1   cup 
    sliced fresh mushrooms
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    1   can 
    diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, undrained (14.5 ounces)
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    1   package 
    refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini (9 ounces)
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    1   cup 
    shredded mozzarella cheese or pizza cheese blend (4 ounces)

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.
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High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): In step 4, cover and cook on Low heat setting about 20 minutes.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 670, Fat, total (g) 31, chol. (mg) 105, sat. fat (g) 13, carb. (g) 61, Trans fatty acid (g) 1, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 17, pro. (g) 37, vit. A (IU) 972, vit. C (mg) 15, sodium (mg) 1700, calcium (mg) 404, iron (mg) 5, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 3, Other Carb () 1, Medium-Fat Meat () 4, Fat () 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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