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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.

Happy Crocking!

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Slow Cooker Tortellini Squash Stew

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10 years ago

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

10 years ago

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

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