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Cheesy Crockpot Tortellini

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Cheesy Crockpot Tortellini
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This delicious Italian meal for Cheesy Crockpot Tortellini is made in your crockpot using only five ingredients.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 8 hours

Total Time: 8 hours, 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 lb. bulk Italian sausage
  • 26 oz. jar pasta sauce
  • 14 oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 9 oz. pkg. refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup shredded pizza cheese OR grated Parmesan cheese


Cook sausage in heavy skillet over medium heat until browned, about 10 minutes. Stir sausage frequently to break up as it cooks. Drain well and place in 4-5 quart slow cooker. Add pasta sauce, tomatoes, and Italian seasoning and stir well.

Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours. Then stir in tortellini, cover again and cook on low for 20-40 minutes or until pasta is tender and heated. Sprinkle with cheese and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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 5 out of 5
Definitely A Keeper, Member MNLOON

I was looking for a pasta recipe that didn't require cooking the pasta in advance. This one was very easy to make. I didn't have eight hours to cook it on slow, so I cooked it on high for 3 1/2 before adding the tortellini. It seemed thick so I splashed in a little water. It was absolutely delicious. Guests raved and raved and asked for the recipe. Next time I will try precooked Italian sausage so I don't have to brown it first.

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