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.


  1. This looks really good! Simple enough to make which is always nice. This might be on next weeks quick dinner menu that gets thrown in the slow cooker. Have a great weekend!

  2. Thanks for dropping in, Ross! Let me know if you do try it ;-)
    Enjoy your weekend as well!