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Cheesy Tortellini with Veggies

Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

 

This amazing pasta dish is filled with cheese tortellini, lots of fresh veggies, ground beef in a wonderful homemade ragu sauce and topped with cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. 96% lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion (diced)
  • 2 carrots (peeled and thinly sliced)
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 14.5-oz. cans crushed tomatoes (undrained)
  • 26 oz. jar Prego spaghetti sauce
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme
  • scant ½ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 2 whole bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 zucchini (chopped )
  • 1 yellow squash (chopped)
  • 8 oz. mushrooms (sliced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 32 oz. pkg. cheese tortellni (UNCOOKED )
  • 3 cups mozzarella cheese (shredded, divided use)

Directions

  1. Pour a couple of tablespoons of olive oil in large skillet. Add ground beef, onions, carrots and ½ tsp. each of salt and pepper and sauté...
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Cheesy Tortellini with Veggies

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Author:
Teresa
Cuisine:
Italian
Category:
Pasta Main Dish
Recipe Yields:
8
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