Slow Cooker Tortellini Bake


September 12, 2022 By: Comments
Tagged: Halloween Halloween. Beef Beef. Dinner Dinner. Easy Meals Easy Meals. Affordable Affordable. Baked Baked. Low Cost Low Cost. Entertaining Entertaining. Tomatoes Tomatoes. Tortellini Tortellini. Cheese Cheese. Quick & Easy Quick & Easy. Seasonings Seasonings. Onions Onions. Fall Favorites Fall Favorites. Budget Friendly Budget Friendly.
Prep:
10 Minutes
Cook:
6-8 hours
Serves:
8
This cost-conscious ground beef dish perfectly marries lasagna and savings in a delicious way. Plus, it features trusted Food Lion brand ingredients to really help you stick to your budget, especially when you browse your local store’s weekly flyer to see what’s on special before you shop! Sip and save even more by pairing this affordable recipe with one of our new Aravail wines found exclusively at Food Lion.

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 2-3 minutes until softened. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add the ground beef and cook for 5-7 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink. Drain the excess liquid.
  3. Transfer the meat mixture to the slow cooker and add the crushed tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese. Stir to combine.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  5. Stir in the tortellini and sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese on top. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve immediately.

Recipe Tip: For extra flavor, use a combination of ground beef and ground Italian sausage!