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Italian Meatball Tortelini

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Italian


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


  1. Cook the meatballs according to the package directions.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Top with basil and parmesan cheese if desired.

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