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** Slow Cooker Tortellini Squash Stew

Slow Cooker Tortellini Squash Stew

  • Cooking Time:

    6 hours on Low or 3 hours on High plus approx. 20 minutes
  • Servings:



2 lb. butternut squash, peeled, seeded & cubed (10 oz. frozen ok too!)
2 medium zucchini, chopped
2 medium yellow summer squash, chopped
1 large onion, diced
1 large red bell pepper, seeded and diced
28 oz. crushed tomatoes
14.5 oz. chicken broth
1 T. dried oregano
1 tsp. garlic powder
3/4 tsp. salt
9 oz. fresh/refrigerated cheese tortellini
5 oz. baby spinach
3 T. Parmesan cheese, grated

Slow Cook­er Tortelli­ni Squash Stew is a delight­ful stew, full of fla­vor and deli­cious veg­gies! The key to this recipe is using fresh veg­gies!

  1. Heat oil over medi­um-high heat in large skil­let; add onions and salt and saute until translu­cent. Trans­fer to slow cook­er.
  2. Top onions with  but­ter­nut squash, zuc­chi­ni, yel­low sum­mer squash, onion, pep­per, toma­toes, broth, oregano, and salt & pep­per.
  3. Cov­er and cook on LOW for 6–7 hours
  4. Remove lid and stir in tortelli­ni.
  5. Cov­er and cook for 15 — 20 min­utes, or until pas­ta is cooked to al dente.
  6. Again, uncov­er and gen­tly stir in spinach and Parme­san.
  7. Cov­er and cook for about 5 min­utes or until spinach is wilt­ed.

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Slow Cooker Tortellini Squash Stew

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly "Mom Monday" segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix. Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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Love this one!! I love it any­time I can use my crock pot !


I can­not wait for sum­mer when the veg­gies are fresh and fla­vor­ful to make this one!!

Meet Jenn Bare

Jenn is the founder of Get­Crocked, the #1 resource for slow cook­ing with over 1.5 mil­lion online fol­low­ers. She inno­vates recipes dai­ly with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cook­er.

She innovates recipes daily…

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a week­ly “Mom Mon­day” seg­ment on ABC-15 in Phoenix.

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