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Maximo
Posted 977 days ago
Yeah, I've also found that my ability to foergt an ingredient has very little to no effect on the dish in my opinion thank goodness! I think the sauce, tortellini and sausage are key though. ; )
Luzmila
Posted 977 days ago
I have been making this dish since Adryon she potesd it & I love it! In fact I'm waiting for it now. I always seem to forget 1 thing too. Tonight it was the red pepper. :-( But its still so delicious! http://gfcjijfh.com [url=http://acxphkb.com]acxphkb[/url] [link=http://wkudzgdfkja.com]wkudzgdfkja [/link]
Filomena
Posted 977 days ago
You are too sweet! Thank you so much! I'm so happy you and your family enjoy the dish. Grape seed oil is great for high heat coonikg and has such a neutral flavor that it won't overpower your dishes. You can use it in salad dressings or in anything you'd normally use with olive oil. Happy Cooking!
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Can't give you any recipes I'm aafrid as I have never had one of these pots but I'd like to add my congratulations on your anniversary and say what a lovely wedding picture that is of the two of you.I was only looking at the pictures of our meeting at Dart's Farm earlier on today, what a lovely event that was!
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Posted 1954 days ago
Hi Bob, we are getting more chilli recipes in 2 weeks time so stay tuned. In the mean time, our curries have been a real hit.
Bob Atkinson
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Thank you,
I have just got a Slow Cooker, well, my sister did! lol, i am looking for a nice spicey, chilli type of meal to cook, i have seen some great things here to try, thank you.
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Slow Cooker Tortellini With Sausage and Cheese

Slow Cooker Tortellini With Sausage and Cheese

Tortellini Sausage Cheese is rated 3.5 / 5 based on 42 votes.

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Slow Cooker Size 3.5L+
Serves: 12
Cooking time:

Everybody loves pasta, right? The pasta used in this slow cooker recipe is tortellini. Tortellini is pasta that is shaped like a ring and is often stuffed with some type of sausage. In this recipe you are going to be using cheese stuffed tortellini and the sausage will be added externally.

Legend has it that the pasta was created when someone in the days of yore became overly intrigued with someone else’s belly button, and was inspired to create a pasta that resembled it – thus, tortellini was born!

This tortellini recipe will probably take you about 30 minutes to put together, and then you are going to cook it in the slow cooker for about 8 ½ hours. It will make about 12 servings. The recipe is wide open for substitutions, additions and omissions to suit your taste buds and creativity.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (500g) Italian sausage with the casings removed
  • 1 lb (500g) lean ground beef
  • olive oil for sautéing
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 white onion peeled and chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1L (32floz) of your favourite marinara sauce
  • 1 lb (500g) of mushrooms sliced
  • 2 x 14 oz (400g) cans

    Italian-style diced tomatoes
    including the juice
  • 2 teaspoons of crushed red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 15 oz (400g) fresh, frozen or refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 6 oz (180g) of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 oz (110g) of shredded Parmesan cheese

Steps:

  • Start the slow cooker on low heat with the lid on so it can be preheating while you are preparing the other foods.
  • Heat a few tablespoons of olive oil over medium high heat in a large skillet for sautéing. Add the minced garlic, the chopped onion, and the chopped bell pepper and cook until the onion becomes limp and translucent.
  • Add the Italian sausage and the ground beef to the skillet. Break the sausage and the ground beef up until it they are both crumbly. Cover the skillet and allow the meats to cook until they are browned. Drain off the excess grease and add the meat and vegetable mixture to the slow cooker.
  • Next, add the marinara sauce, the sliced mushrooms, the diced tomatoes (including the liquid from the can), the crushed red pepper and the Italian seasoning. Mix everything together well and allow the food to cook covered for 8 hours on low heat.
  • Remove the lid and add the tortellini. Stir until it is mixed in well. Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over the top of the food, and then sprinkle the parmesan cheese over the top of that. Replace the lid and continue to cook for another 20 minutes or so until the pasta is tender. Check it and allow more time if needed.
  • When your cheese tortellini, sausage and beef dish is finished cooking you can scoop it right out of the slow cooker onto dinner plates. Top with additional grated or shredded parmesan cheese if you like. It’s time to pass the garlic bread and pass the pasta!
  • Recipe End

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