Cheesy Italian tortellini

    8 hours 30 min

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

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    Serves: 6 

    • 225g beef mince
    • 225g Italian sausage, casings removed
    • 1 (400g) jar pasta sauce
    • 1/2 (300g) tin chopped mushrooms
    • 1 (400g) tin chopped Italian tomatoes & herbs, undrained
    • 1/2 (500g) packet refrigerated or fresh cheese tortellini
    • 110g grated mozzarella cheese
    • 70g grated Cheddar cheese

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:8hr15min  ›  Ready in:8hr30min 

    1. Crumble the minced beef and Italian sausage into a large frying pan. Cook over medium-high heat until browned. Drain.
    2. Combine the meats, pasta 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.

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    Used different ingredients. I added half an Italian oxo cube to this recipe for a bit of extra seasoning.  -  16 Nov 2010


    Fantastic. Easy to do. Hubby kept sneeking back to the kitchen. No leftovers  -  11 Feb 2015


    Absolutely gorgeous!!! This is going to be a firm favourite in our house.  -  16 Nov 2010