Bacon Cheeseburger Tortellini Skillet
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Delicious cheesy beef and tortellini nestled in a creamy tomato sauce, with a hint of bacon cheeseburger flavors!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 2 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - 28 oz. can(s) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 - Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 - Tbsp yellow mustard
  • 20 - oz. fresh or frozen tortellini
  • 1 - cup(s) beef stock
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 - cup(s) heavy cream**
  • 1/2 - cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese**
  • 6 - crumbled strips bacon**
  • 1 - cup(s) shredded mozzarella cheese**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to the skillet.
  2. If needed, cook the bacon and crumble.
  3. Stir in the crushed tomatoes, red wine vinegar, yellow mustard, tortellini, beef stock, salt and pepper. Bring to bubbling, cover and cook about 10 minutes, or until tortellini is cooked.
  4. Then stir in the cream and sprinkle the cheeses and crumbed bacon over the top. Cook over low heat another few minutes, until cheeses have melted.
  5. Prepare veggies.
  6. Serve Bacon Cheeseburger Tortellini Skillet with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 4 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and set aside to cool.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 20 oz. fresh or frozen tortellini
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp yellow mustard

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes. Transfer to skillet and cook the pasta and sauce. Once the tortellini is cooked, stir in the cream and top with shredded mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, bacon crumbles, and cook until cheese melts.

Special notes

Use your preferred variety of tortellini. If cooking from frozen, you might need to add 5 minutes to the cooking time.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great gluten-free option for this meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Bacon Cheeseburger Tortellini Skillet

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely and cook the pasta and sauce in skillet. Once tortellini are cooked, stir in the cream and top with shredded mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, bacon, and cook until cheese melts.
Serve with veggies.

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