Italian Meatball Tortellini
We seriously love this Italian Meatball Tortellini! It’s such a fun spin on the classic spaghetti and meatballs. Who can say no to saucy meatballs and cheesy tortellini?? :) This is one of those meals that I keep the ingredients for on hand at ALL times. It’s quick and easy, family-friendly, and everyone will love it!!
And it literally could not be easier to make. I love these frozen meatballs from Costco and always have some in my freezer. If you’d like to make your own meatballs to keep in the freezer, here is a great recipe.
I also use frozen tortellini so I can always have it on hand, but you could also use fresh here.
The only other things you’ll need are spaghetti sauce and chicken broth! And if you’re in a pinch, you could just use water instead of broth. But I like the extra flavor of the broth. :)
How to Make Italian Meatball Tortellini
First, start by cooking the meatballs according to the package directions.
Meanwhile, add the tomato sauce, broth, and tortellini to a skillet.
Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 8 minutes.
Add the cooked meatballs and salt and pepper to taste if desired. Stir to combine and simmer for an additional two minutes.
Remove to a plate or a wide bowl for serving.
You can garnish with a little basil…
And parmesan cheese on top if desired. :)
So, so good! We love this one. It’s definitely in our regular rotation. :) Hope you enjoy!!
This Italian Meatball Tortellini is the perfect dinner recipe for lovers of spaghetti and meatballs. Saucy, cheesy, and full of fantastic meatballs!
- 20 meatballs, fresh or frozen
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 2 cup spaghetti sauce
- 4 cups (18 oz) cheese tortellini, fresh or frozen
- Cook the meatballs according to the package directions.
- Add broth, spaghetti sauce, and tortellini to a large (12-inch) skillet or dutch oven. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 8 minutes.
- Add the cooked meatballs and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste if desired. Simmer for an additional 2 minutes to heat through.
- Top with basil and parmesan cheese if desired.
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