Italian Tortellini Stew
This is a great dish for when the nights are chilly in Italy.
1 medium chopped onion
2 medium zucchini, chopped in 1 inch cubes
28 ounces vegetable broth or chicken broth
28 ounces undrained crushed tomatoes
15 ounces drained rinsed great northern beans
2 tablespoons dried basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
8 ounces uncooked dry cheese-filled egg tortellini
1. Combine all ingredients except tortellini in crockpot.
2. Mix well.
3. Cover& cook on low setting for at least 6 hours.
4. When ready to serve, increase heat to high setting.
5. Add tortellini.
6. Cook an additional 20 minutes or until tortellini are soft