Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Italian Sausage And Tortellini Soup Recipe

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Laura Spencer-Whitacre


I found this recipe in a magazine, many moons ago. its fast and easy and very tasty. hope you will enjoy. I am so glad its soup season again. yum. xoxox


★★★★★ 4 votes

15 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 lb
    sweet italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 c
    onions, chopped
  • 2 large
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 5 c
    beef broth (canned is fine)
  • 2 c
    tomatoes, chopped.
  • 1 can(s)
    8 ounce, tomato sauce
  • 1 large
    zucchini, sliced
  • 1 large
    carrot, sliced thin.
  • 1 medium
    green pepper, diced
  • 3/4 c
    dry red wine. ( i use a good merlot)
  • 2 Tbsp
    basil, dried
  • 2 Tbsp
    oregano, dried
  • 10 oz
    tortellini, cheese stuffed, fresh
  • ·
    parmesan cheese, grated.. to taste

How to Make Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup


  1. Saute Italian sausage in heavy stock pot over med high heat until cooked thru, crumbling as it cooks.
    Using slotted spoon, transfer sausage to large bowl. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon drippings from pan.
  2. Add onion and garlic to pan and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Return sausage to pan. Add beef stock, tomatoes, tomato sauce, zucchini,carrot, bell pepper, wine, basil and oregano.
    Simmer until vegeables are tender about 35 -40minutes.At this point you can keep it in the frig.for 2 days ahead,if needed. bring to simmer to contiune on.OR:
  3. Add Tortellini to soup and cook until tender about 5-7 minutes.
    Season soup with salt and pepper to taste.
    Ladle into bowls. Sprinkle with parmesan and serve, with a hearty crushy bread. oh yum.. xoxoxo
  4. this was great at a church progressive dinner. it disappeared. xoxoxoxo

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About Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Course/Dish: Soups Other Soups
Regional Style: Italian

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