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Saturday, September 03 2011
Two types of meat pair well with tortellini, cheese, marinara sauce and mushrooms. Buon appetito!

Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 7 hrs 30 mins
Servings: 4 servings

1/2 pound lean (at least 80%) ground beef1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage1 container refrigerated marinara sauce (15 ounces) 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1 can diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, undrained (14.5 ounces) 1 package refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini (9 ounces) 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese or pizza cheese blend (4 ounces)
1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and sausage over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
2 Spray inside of 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix beef mixture, marinara sauce, mushrooms and tomatoes in cooker.
3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
4 Stir in tortellini; sprinkle with cheese. Cover; cook on Low heat setting about 15 minutes longer or until tortellini are tender.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): In step 4, cover and cook on Low heat setting about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 670 (Calories from Fat 280); Total Fat 31g (Saturated Fat 13g, Trans Fat 1/2g); Cholesterol 105mg; Sodium 1700mg; Total Carbohydrate 61g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 17g); Protein 37g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 40%; Iron 25%. Exchanges: 2 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 4 Medium-Fat Meat; 2 Fat. Carbohydrate Choices: 4.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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