Beef Marinara and Tortellini Stew recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Beef Marinara and Tortellini Stew

Serves 6
Cuisine: Italian
Category: Soups & Stews, Pasta & Rice Dishes
Beef Marinara and Tortellini Stew is an Italian twist to an American classic. Feed a hungry crowd with this easy recipe for thick and rich stew loaded with vegetables and cheesy pasta.
Prep Time
15 mins
Other Time
Cook Time
1 hr 20 mins
Total Time
1 hr 35 mins
  • 1 1/2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® stew meat, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 24 ounces (3-cups) beef broth
  • 1 (20-ounce) jar marinara sauce
  • 2 cups fresh green beans, cleaned and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 (9-ounce) container fresh cheese tortellini
  1. Season beef stew meat with salt and pepper. Add oil to 4-8qt heavy pan or Dutch oven, brown beef and onions in oil, about 5-10 minutes, or until onions are lightly browned.
  2. Stir in broth and marinara. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.
  3. Stir in beans and zucchini; simmer five minutes. Stir in tortellini; simmer an additional 8-10 minutes or until pasta is tender. Add additional salt and pepper to taste.
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