5 Ingredient Sausage Tortellini Freezer Meal Recipe

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

If you’re on the lookout for a dinner that ticks all the boxes – delicious, simple, and budget-friendly – then our Sausage Tortellini Freezer Meal Recipe is about to become your new BFF.

The hero of make-ahead meals, this dish is a symphony of flavors, with juicy sausage, pillowy tortellini, and a rich sauce that’ll make your heart sing. It’s the kind of meal that makes you count down the minutes until dinnertime.

Like you, we love a tasty meal, but we love even more when that tasty meal requires little to no effort on our end to prepare. That’s the beauty of this Sausage Tortellini Freezer Meal Recipe – you come home after a long day, and have a homemade, hearty dinner to serve because your genius self went the make-ahead freezer meal route. It’s truly as simple as popping ingredients into a freezer bag, storing it until the day of delish arrives, and then placing it into your oven so it can do its thing while you do yours.

Intrigued by the promise of a yummy dinner at your fingertips? Let’s get your freezer stocked with goodness and your loved ones begging for more!

Why you’ll love this Easy Sausage Tortellini Bake

  • Comfort Food: Hearty and rich, this is perfect for family dinners.
  • Kid-Friendly: Kids love pasta and the simple yet delicious flavors of this dinner.
  • Time-Saving: Prep it once and have multiple dinners ready, saving you time and giving you a break from daily cooking.
  • Freezer Delight: This recipe provides for ease as a freezer meal.
Sausage Tortellini Casserole Freezer Meal Recipe
Hannah Stewart
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 460 kcal
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Large Skillet
  • 1 9 x 13 Casserole Dish (glass, ceramic, or aluminum)
  • Aluminum foil  (or plastic/silicone cover for your glass/ceramic casserole dish)
  • 24 oz cheese tortellini
  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 2 bell peppers diced
  • 16 oz alfredo sauce jar
  • 1 cup water
  • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes
Freezer Prep Directions:
  • Label a 9×13 aluminum casserole dish according to your preferred method.
  • Preheat oven to 375 and lay parchment paper on baking sheet.
  • Place sausages on baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes. Remove and chop up into 1/2 inch slices. (Or desired size)
  • While sausage bakes heat olive oil in large skillet on stovetop and saute onions and peppers. Cook down until soft on med-high heat (takes about 20 minutes)
  • Add alfredo sauce, 1 can diced tomatoes and 1/2 cup water to veggies. Bring to a simmer and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • Add uncooked tortellini into a 9X13 baking dish. Pour sauce over tortellini and mix in sausage.
  • Cover and freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Bake in oven 40-50 minutes or until tortellini is cooked and sauce is bubbling.
  • Let stand 15 minutes before servings and enjoy!-
Cooking Directions
  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Remove Casserole from freezer and ensure covered with aluminum foil. 
  • Place in preheated oven and cook for 60-75 minutes.
  • Uncover and cook for an additional 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, allowing to rest for 10-15 minutes before serving. 
Dietary Adjustments
Make it Gluten-Free:
  • Use gluten-free tortellini and gluten-free alfredo sauce.
Make it Dairy-Free:
  • Use dairy-free tortellini and dairy-free alfredo sauce.


Serving: 1gCalories: 460kcalCarbohydrates: 32.7gProtein: 21.8gFat: 26.8gSaturated Fat: 9.7gCholesterol: 86mgSodium: 1076mgPotassium: 333mgFiber: 3.2gSugar: 7.1g
Keyword Casserole Dish Recipes, freezer meals, Sausage Recipes, Tortellini Bake
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