1/2 lb lean ground beef
1/2 lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 container (15 oz) refrigerted marinara sauce
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with italian seasoning, undrained
1 package (9 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese or pizza cheese blend (4 oz)
1. In 10 inch skillet, break beef and sausage into large pieces. Cook over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned.
2. Spray 4-5 quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix meat mixture, mushrooms, marinara sauce and tomatoes.
3. Cover; cook on low heat setting 7-8 hours.
4. About 15 minutes before serving, add tortellini to slow cooker; stir gently to mix. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover; cook about 15 minutes longer or until tortellini are tender.
1 Serving: Calories 610; Total fat 28 g; Cholesterol 95 mg; Sodium 1260 mg; Total carbohydrate 55 g.
(My family loved this recipe! I did add a little extra marinara sauce and I used regular diced tomatoes instead of the ones with italian seasoning. Greg and Reagan thought this was the best meal ever. Even Skyler, my eight month old, ate it. I give this recipe 4 stars.)