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


  • 1Saute 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.
  • 2Add 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:
  • 3Add 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
  • 4this 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
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy