Welcome to Taste Tested Recipes! The #1 forum for the cooking enthusiast!

REGISTER today to start sharing recipes!

P.S. Registered members see less advertising!

User Tag List

Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Crockpot cheese tortellini

  1. #1

    Crockpot cheese tortellini




    Making this one right now and I think it will be even better than it looks. I am just cooking this on the stove top on low and I used Neufchâtel cheese since it is less fat. Also just used ground turkey with Italian seasonings by jenni-o. For spinach I used a 10 oz. package of frozen chopped spinach as well and I think it is looking like it will feed at least 6 people.

    Updating after eating..... OMG this was FABULOUS!! The kids grubbed which these days rarely happens. I did end up adding 2 cups water along with 2 chicken bullion cubes cuz it seemed like it needed a bit more broth and I was out. Really I would say this is closer to 10 servings. We ate a lot and still have enough for tonight.
    -image-jpg-image-jpg
    The only prep work is to brown your sausage, whichever kind you choose.
    This kind of chicken sausage, although fully cooked, just needs to be browned for extra flavor.

    Ingredients:
    1 (19oz) bag of frozen cheese tortellini
    1 small bag of fresh spinach (I used about half of a 5 oz package, but more is better!)
    2 (14.5 oz) cans of Italian style diced tomatoes, drained
    1 block (8 oz) of cream cheese or neufchatel (less fat)
    1 lb. of ground sausage or chicken/turkey sausage
    4 cups of chicken broth

    Brown the sausage and put all ingredients in crockpot,
    chunking up the cream cheese.
    Cook on low for 4-6 hrs.

    Serves 4-6

    *Keep an eye on your tortellini, it may be done sooner.
    *If still soupy, leave lid off for the last half hour or so of cooking.
    *For a vegetarian version, omit sausage and use vegetable broth instead.
    Last edited by cali~jenn; 03-23-2013 at 10:02 AM.
     

  2. # ADS
    Circuit advertisement
    Join Date
    Always
    Posts
    Many

    Support the community and join the FOOD FANATICS! Food Fanatics do not view this ad & post.

     

  3. #2
    Member

    Become a Food Fanatic Member!

    Sherry's Avatar
    Country
    United States
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    47
    Trophies

    Re: Crockpot cheese tortellini

    looks and sounds yummy
     

  4. #3
    Senior Member Become a Food Fanatic Member!
    cali baker's Avatar
    Real Name
    Henny
    Country
    United States
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    1,032

    Awards Showcase

    Re: Crockpot cheese tortellini

    Looks deeeeeelicious!!

    I love how you sub'd with some healthier ingredients too
     

Similar Threads

  1. Greek Tortellini Salad
    By Bella'sMom in forum Sensational Salads and Dressings
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-13-2013, 08:21 AM
  2. Crockpot Jambalaya
    By Kelly in forum Crock Pot Delights
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-15-2011, 10:16 PM
  3. Chicken or Turkey Tortellini Salad
    By bullmama in forum Sensational Salads and Dressings
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-22-2011, 09:22 AM
  4. White Bean, Pancetta, and Tortellini Soup
    By cali~jenn in forum Italian Recipes
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-21-2011, 11:00 AM

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •