One Pot Ground Beef and Tortellini Recipe

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Delicious, easy to make, and quick to clean, this recipe checks a bunch of boxes! Cheesy pasta, perfectly seasoned ground beef, and peas combine to make a recipe that both adults and kids will love, and you can have it…

Delicious, easy to make, and quick to clean, this recipe checks a bunch of boxes! Cheesy pasta, perfectly seasoned ground beef, and peas combine to make a recipe that both adults and kids will love, and you can have it on the table in about 30 minutes. You can watch our video for a quick overview on how to make this recipe, and feel free to make tweaks for how you like the meal seasoned. Add extra veggies, more cheese, or a tomato sauce to your taste. Enjoy!

Ingredients

Prep Time

15 min

Total Time

30 min

Yield

Makes 6 servings
  • 1 Yellow Onion ( small, chopped)
  • 2 clove Garlic ( minced)
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 cup Beef Broth
  • 1 cup Peas
  • 1 bag Cheese Tortellini ( 19 oz.)
  • 1.5 cups Shredded Cheese ( we recommend an Italian blend)

Directions

  • 1

    Add the vegetable oil to a large pot. Heat to medium-high heat and add onion and garlic. Cook until soft.

  • 2

    Once the onion and garlic is soft, add the ground beef, and continue cooking over medium-high heat. Season with tomato paste, salt, and black pepper. Stir together and break into crumbles.

  • 3

    Once the ground beef is browned, add the cup of beef broth. Mix and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add the peas and tortellini. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 10 minutes, until the tortellini and peas are warmed.

  • 4

    After 10 minutes, stir in the shredded cheese and cook until melted. Serve with fresh basil on top for extra flavor if desired. Enjoy!


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