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Slow Cooker Sausage & Tortellini Soup–Creamy Goodness!

  • Author: Thriving Home
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 hours
  • Total Time: 5 hours 15 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 1x

Description

Finally, a slow cooker recipe that is SUPER easy to make yet packed with flavor. The creamy goodness of this sausage tortellini soup is a win with all ages and makes for great lunch leftovers.


Ingredients

  • 1 (19 oz.) bag frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans Italian style diced tomatoes
  • 1 (32 ounce) carton of chicken broth
  • 1 (8 ounce) block of cream cheese, cut into cubes

Instructions

  1. Over medium heat, brown the sausage in a skillet until there is no more pink showing.
  2. Drain any excess grease.
  3. Add the sausage, spinach, tomatoes, chicken broth and cream cheese into a standard sized slow cooker.
  4. Stir to combine.
  5. Cook on low for 4 hours, stirring one or two times to help cream cheese dissolve.
  6. After about 4 hours, add frozen tortellini in.
  7. Cook for about 45 more minutes.