Tortellini with Chunky Beef Sauce Recipe

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Gabriella Watson Modified: March 21, 2022
Tortellini with Chunky Beef Sauce Recipe

How To Make Tortellini with Chunky Beef Sauce

If you want a quick and easy pasta dish, try making this beefy tortellini made flavorful with vegetables and tender chunks of beef.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • 22ozfresh tortellini
  • 1lbbeef fillet
  • 1large onion,chopped
  • 1tbspminced garlic
  • 1large red bell pepper
  • 1large carrot,peeled, washed and chopped
  • 1lblean ground beef mince
  • 15oztomato sauce
  • 2tbsptomato paste
  • 2tbspvegetable stock powder
  • salt and pepper,to season
  • ¼cupchopped parsley,divided
  • ½cupfreshly grated parmesan cheese to serve


  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water until just tender. Drain and return to pot.

  2. Fry the beef fillet in batches until browned and cooked to your liking over medium-high heat. Remove from the pan and keep warm.

  3. In the same pan, fry the onion, bell peppers, and carrot on medium heat until the onion is softened. Sauté the garlic until fragrant.

  4. Brown the ground beef while breaking it up with the end of a wooden spoon. Add the tomato sauce, tomato paste and vegetable stock powder. Bring to a simmer until sauce begins to thicken and veggies are softened.

  5. Add the cooked beef fillets into the sauce. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for a further 5 to 10 minutes.

  6. Season with salt and pepper to your tastes. Top with half of the parsley.

  7. Take off the heat and pour the meat mixture into the same pan as the tortellini.

  8. Mix until combined.Sprinkle with cheese and remaining parsley to serve.


  • Calories: 436.12kcal
  • Fat: 27.41g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.11g
  • Trans Fat: 0.76g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.29g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.73g
  • Fiber: 4.39g
  • Sugar: 6.84g
  • Protein: 29.23g
  • Cholesterol: 100.23mg
  • Sodium: 728.99mg
  • Calcium: 183.45mg
  • Potassium: 827.76mg
  • Iron: 3.80mg
  • Vitamin A: 165.10µg
  • Vitamin C: 37.01mg
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