Saturday, February 11, 2012
Slow Cooker Italian Sausage & Tortellini Stew
.......and as promised, here's the second hearty stew recipe.
Slow Cooker Sausage & Tortellini Stew
4 sweet Italian sausage links, casings removed
1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano
1 pkg. (9 oz.) frozen cut green beans
1 large onion, chopped
1 pkg. (9 oz.) refrigerated cheese tortellini (such as Buitoni)
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh oregano
Crumble sausages into a bowl and stir together with tomatoes, green beans, onion and Italian seasoning; place mixture in slow cooker. Cover slow cooker bowl and cook 3 hrs. on HIGH or 6 hrs. on LOW.
When there is 20 minutes remaining, stir in tortellini, oregano and 1 cup water; continue cooking.
Makes 6 servings.