Karn’s Meal Deals: Cheesy Crock Pot Tortellini

Karn's Meal Deals


  • 1 lb. ground beef or sausage, browned
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can Italian style diced tomatoes
  • 1 (24oz.) jar spaghetti sauce
  • ½ tsp. Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 (14 oz.) package frozen tortellini
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella


Brown the ground beef or sausage over medium heat in a medium-size skillet.

Add the onion, garlic, and tomatoes and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add the spaghetti sauce, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper, and let simmer another 5 minutes.

Place 1 cup of sauce on the bottom of 5 to 6 qt. slow cooker.

Add half of the frozen tortellini, half the remainder of sauce, and then repeat.

Sprinkle with cheese.

Cook on low for 4 hours or until tortellini is tender.

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