Tortellini and Sausage on Blackstone is full of flavor and made with simple ingredients. This makes the perfect weeknight meal.

Cooked tortellini pasta mixed with Italian sausage, tomato and spinach on a white plate. Red bell pepper and fresh spinach in the background
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This cheese filled tortellini and sausage recipe is one of our favorite Blackstone recipes. The savory Italian sausage cooks perfectly on the griddle for a delicious easy dinner idea.

This is the perfect Italian Sausage tortellini dish that can all be cooked on the griddle. The whole family will love this recipe and add a side of French bread for a complete meal idea.

This is a family favorite Blackstone tortellini recipe. You may also love this Grilled Smoked Sausage Recipe.

Ingredients

Ingredients needed for Tortellini and Sausage - Avocado Oil, Ground Italian Sausage, Cheese Tortellini, Fresh Spinach, cherry tomatoes, red bell peppers, Italian salad Dressing, salt, dried oregano, parmesan cheese

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Variation Ideas

  • Sausage – We cooked crumbled sausage for this recipe. But you can also make this recipe with Kielbasa thinner slices. You can even use shredded chicken. Add in chopped bacon for delicious flavor.
  • Vegetables – There are a variety of vegetables that can be added to this recipe. Add in mushrooms, zucchini, asparagus, squash or broccoli. We recommend using fresh vegetables.
  • Variety of Tortellini – Make this recipe with fresh tortellini and feel free to use cheese-filled tortellini or meat filled tortellini.
  • Spices – This recipe can be made with different types of spices. Feel free to mix in garlic, thyme, red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, or fresh herbs. Add in fresh basil, parsley, or fresh mozzarella balls for delicious flavor.
  • Cream Cheese – If you want a creamier texture, add in cream cheese.

How to Make Tortellini and Sausage on Blackstone 

  • Step 1 – Heat Griddle – Preheat the Blackstone Grill over medium heat (approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit).  
  • Step 2 – Top with Oil – Drizzle the avocado oil onto the grill and spread it out with a spatula.  
Ground Italian Sausage cooking on the Blackstone Griddle

Step 3 – Cook Sausage – Add the ground sausage to the flat top grill.  Break up the sausage crumble and cook for 5-8 minutes until browned.  

Tortellini pasta on the flat top griddle

Step 4 – Add Tortellini on the Blackstone – Push the sausage to one side of the Blackstone griddle.  Spread the tortellini pasta onto the other side of the grill.  Drizzle cold water over the pasta with a squeeze bottle to steam the tortellini. 

Topping the tortellini pasta with cherry tomatoes on the flat top griddle

Step 5 – Top with Cherry Tomatoes – Pour the cherry tomatoes over the pasta.  Season with the salt. 

Mixing the cooked Italian Sausage with the tortellini pasta and cherry tomatoes

Step 6 – Combine Ingredients – Mix together the sausage, tortellini and cherry tomatoes.  Cook for 5-6 minutes (tossing frequently) until the tomatoes start to blister and the tortellini is heated through.  Cooking times will vary.

Topping the tortellini and cherry tomatoes with the fresh spinach on the griddle

Step 7 – Add Vegetables – Add in the fresh spinach, roasted red bell peppers and the Italian dressing.  Cook and toss for 2-3 minutes until the spinach starts to wilt and the dressing is coating all the ingredients.  

Shredded parmesan cheese on the cooked sausage, cherry tomatoes and fresh spinach

Step 8 – Add Oregano – Season with the dried oregano. Top with the shredded Parmesan Cheese.  Then remove from the grill. 

  • Step 9 – Serve – Serve immediately while warm and enjoy.

Recipe Tips

  • Prepare Griddle – Make sure to preheat griddle and oil before cooking anything on the griddle.
  • Cook Sausage – Cook the sausage on the griddle over medium-high heat until sausage is no longer pink.
  • Combine Ingredients – Everything can be cooked on the griddle at desired temperature. Cook until everything is heated thoroughly.
Cooked Tortellini and Sausage, tomatoes, and spinach on a plate with a fork

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Cook on Stovetop?

Yes, you can prepare this recipe in a cast iron skillet or a regular pan. Make sure to heat and pour a tablespoon of olive oil. Cook the ground sausage in a skillet until fully cooked. Once sausage is cooked and drain from grease, mix in additional ingredients. Make sure everything is heated thoroughly before serving.

How to Store Leftover Tortellini and Sausage

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.  

What Can you Eat Tortellini with?

Tortellini and Sausage can be eaten with many side dish recipes. Add a simple salad or make this Blackstone Garlic Bread.

Cooked Tortellini and Sausage on a plate mixed with tomatoes and cooked spinach

More Easy Blackstone Sausage Recipes

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Blackstone Tortellini and Sausage

5 from 1 vote
Tortellini and Sausage on Blackstone is full of flavor and made with simple ingredients. Tortellini and Sausage makes the perfect weeknight meal.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine Italian
Course Main Course
Calories 832

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Avocado Oil
  • 1 pound Ground Italian Sausage
  • 1 Bag Cheese Tortellini 24 ounces
  • 10 ounces Fresh Spinach
  • 10 ounces Cherry Tomatoes
  • 16 ounces Roasted Red Bell Peppers
  • 1 cup Italian Salad Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Dried Oregano
  • 6 ounces Shredded Parmesan Cheese
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Instructions

  • Preheat the Blackstone Grill over medium high heat (approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Drizzle the avocado oil onto the grill and spread it out with a spatula.
  • Add the ground sausage to the grill.  Break up the sausage and cook for 5-8 minutes until browned.
  • Push the sausage to one side of the grill.  Spread the tortellini pasta onto the other side of the grill.  Drizzle water over the pasta with a squeeze bottle to steam the tortellini.
  • Pour the cherry tomatoes over the pasta.  Season with the salt.
  • Mix together the sausage, tortellini and cherry tomatoes.  Cook for 5-6 minutes (tossing frequently) until the tomatoes start to blister and the tortellini is heated through.
  • Add in the fresh spinach, roasted red bell peppers (with the liquid from the jar) and the Italian salad dressing.  Cook and toss for 2-3 minutes until the spinach starts to wilt and the dressing is coating all the ingredients.
  • Season with the dried oregano.
  • Top with the shredded Parmesan Cheese.  Then remove from the grill.
  • Serve immediately while warm and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 832kcal, Carbohydrates 74g, Protein 40g, Fat 40g, Saturated Fat 15g, Polyunsaturated Fat 3g, Monounsaturated Fat 13g, Trans Fat 0.2g, Cholesterol 117mg, Sodium 6986mg, Potassium 435mg, Fiber 6g, Sugar 5g, Vitamin A 914IU, Vitamin C 46mg, Calcium 550mg, Iron 5mg

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