Italian Sausage And Tortellini Soup Recipe

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Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

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


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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Soups, Other Soups
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy