Cheesy Italian Tortellini

Adapted from Slow Cooker Meals

  • Marinara Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • 29 ozs canned diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 ozs Italian style Spaghetti Sauce Mix
  • 1 lb ground chicken breast
  • 14 1/2 ozs canned diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 10 ozs frozen cheese tortellini
Cheesy Italian Tortellini
To prepare sauce, cook onions until tender in a large saucepan. Add 29 ounces of tomatoes, water, and spaghetti sauce mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for ten minutes, or until heated through. Meanwhile, cook the chicken until no longer pink. Transfer to a 3 1/2-quart cooker. Stir in marinara sauce, remaining can of tomatoes, basil, and oregano. Mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for three and a half hours. Stir in tortellini. Cover and cook on low heat for 15 minutes, or until the tortellini is cooked.
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Posted: 10/3/2005
Slow Cooker
Rated by 2 users (4.50)
WW Points* : 2.81
9 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172
Calories from Fat 27 (16%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 38g 13%
Sodium 797mg 33%
Potassium 27mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 7g
Protein 15g 20%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.