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{Easy Peasy} Cheese Tortellini with meat sauce

If there is o n e thing I truly know,

o n e thing you should always trust me on,

it’s SIMPLICITY.

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again,

when it comes to recipes and projects….

I. Like. Simple.

So today folks,

I bring you simple

you can’t get much easier than this!

May 30, 2010 (150/365)

Looks yummy doesn’t it?

Want to know my secret?

Tortellini secret ingredients.....

Yep!

That’s it!

Unless you’d like meat in your sauce (like we do)
you will need one pound of ground beef as well.

Cheese Tortellini with meat sauce

Cheese Tortellini with meat sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 Jar of your favorite spaghetti sacue
  • (we love Robusto Ragu Six Cheese)
  • 1 bag frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 pound ground beef

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef in large sauce pan. Drain fat. Add sauce and simmer for about 20 mins.
  2. While sauce is simmering bring a pot of water to boil, add frozen tortellini. Turn down temp slightly and simmer for 6 mins.
  3. Serve with sauce over tortellini, sprinkle with Parmesan Cheese
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See?!

Simple right?

Now go fix it,

and knock the socks off your family!

Maybe they’ll take you out for dessert! {wink}

I’m sharing this recipe at Tempt Your Tummy Tuesday, Balancing Beauty and Bedlam, Mouth Watering Mondays and Tuesdays at the Table, Tuesday Tastes, Tasty Tuesday.

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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

25 Responses to “{Easy Peasy} Cheese Tortellini with meat sauce”

  1. Kelly E posted on June 7, 2010 at 8:33 pm (#
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    lol we just had Louisa tortellini for dinner tonight!! Max prefers the beef and pork without sauce … Now THAT is simple :)

  2. Kelly E posted on June 7, 2010 at 8:33 pm (#
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    lol we just had Louisa tortellini for dinner tonight!! Max prefers the beef and pork without sauce … Now THAT is simple :)

  3. Lynn posted on June 7, 2010 at 10:23 pm (#
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    This looks so good and easy!You can't get much easier than that. And that is a great picture of it on the plate. It makes me want a bite right now. :)

  4. Lynn posted on June 7, 2010 at 10:23 pm (#
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    This looks so good and easy!You can't get much easier than that. And that is a great picture of it on the plate. It makes me want a bite right now. :)

  5. Jane posted on June 8, 2010 at 7:56 am (#
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    Loving the simplicity! I'm your newest follower from TMTT. Cant' wait to try this…I haven't had tortellini in AGES! :)
    goingjane.blogspot.com

  6. Jane posted on June 8, 2010 at 7:56 am (#
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    Loving the simplicity! I'm your newest follower from TMTT. Cant' wait to try this…I haven't had tortellini in AGES! :)
    goingjane.blogspot.com

  7. Maranda posted on June 8, 2010 at 10:30 am (#
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    I've been craving tortellini like crazy lately! I like mine with a pound of ground turkey instead of beef. Oh so good! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Maranda posted on June 8, 2010 at 10:30 am (#
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    I've been craving tortellini like crazy lately! I like mine with a pound of ground turkey instead of beef. Oh so good! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Brenda posted on June 8, 2010 at 11:58 am (#
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    I love easy dishes like this.

  10. Brenda posted on June 8, 2010 at 11:58 am (#
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    I love easy dishes like this.

  11. Kate posted on June 8, 2010 at 12:01 pm (#
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    And you've just figured out dinner for my family tonight! Yay :)

  12. Kate posted on June 8, 2010 at 12:01 pm (#
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    And you've just figured out dinner for my family tonight! Yay :)

  13. Amanda posted on June 8, 2010 at 12:15 pm (#
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    I AM going to make this recipe this week! I make my own spaghetti sauce, and have some frozen, so it will be a easy, NEW meal for us!

    Thank you, thank you!

  14. Amanda posted on June 8, 2010 at 12:15 pm (#
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    I AM going to make this recipe this week! I make my own spaghetti sauce, and have some frozen, so it will be a easy, NEW meal for us!

    Thank you, thank you!

  15. alicia posted on June 8, 2010 at 5:21 pm (#
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    PERFECT! So glad you joined in with me today. This is what I'm all about. And YUM! Feel free to pop over any time. I'd love to see more of your simple recipes and ideas.

  16. alicia posted on June 8, 2010 at 5:21 pm (#
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    PERFECT! So glad you joined in with me today. This is what I'm all about. And YUM! Feel free to pop over any time. I'd love to see more of your simple recipes and ideas.

  17. Buckeroomama posted on June 8, 2010 at 11:34 pm (#
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    Yum!! I'll have to give this a try. My son loves tortellini, but with pesto sauce…

  18. Buckeroomama posted on June 8, 2010 at 11:34 pm (#
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    Yum!! I'll have to give this a try. My son loves tortellini, but with pesto sauce…

  19. Amber Lynae posted on June 9, 2010 at 10:43 am (#
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    You are so right. Simplicity really is best.

    Looks yummy.

  20. Amber Lynae posted on June 9, 2010 at 10:43 am (#
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    You are so right. Simplicity really is best.

    Looks yummy.

  21. bridget {bake at 350} posted on June 9, 2010 at 12:12 pm (#
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    OK….so now I am staving!!! This looks terrific AND simple! Perfect for the nights after spending the entire day decorating cookies. I'll look like supermom! ;) Shhh….don't tell!

  22. bridget {bake at 350} posted on June 9, 2010 at 12:12 pm (#
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    OK….so now I am staving!!! This looks terrific AND simple! Perfect for the nights after spending the entire day decorating cookies. I'll look like supermom! ;) Shhh….don't tell!

  23. Jasey posted on June 11, 2010 at 12:40 pm (#
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    This will be on my table! Thanks for sharing your recipe with Tuesday Tastes! People's Choice Award Polls are open now, come vote for your favorite!

    Happy Day,
    Jasey @ Crazy Daisy

    http://crazyjayzplace.blogspot.com/2010/06/tuesday-tastes-11.html

  24. Jasey posted on June 11, 2010 at 12:40 pm (#
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    This will be on my table! Thanks for sharing your recipe with Tuesday Tastes! People's Choice Award Polls are open now, come vote for your favorite!

    Happy Day,
    Jasey @ Crazy Daisy

    http://crazyjayzplace.blogspot.com/2010/06/tuesday-tastes-11.html

  25. Grace Gaige posted on September 7, 2012 at 2:57 pm (#
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    I have made this a quite a few times already and my daughter likes it a lot. I use the chicken filled tortellini instead of the cheese filled. It is a favorite in our house.

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