Papa Star's Tortellini Soup

Michelle Griggs


Every time we go over to my father-in-laws Star Chiefs house he makes us a delicious dinner!! This one has got to be my most favorite so we started making it at home too!! Enjoy :)

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15 Min
2 Hr


1 lb
ground mild or spicy italian sausage (you can use beef or turkey sausage)
1 c
onions, chopped
4 clove
7 c
beef stock
1/2 c
red wine
1 c
tomato sauce
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes
1 Tbsp
italian seasoning
1 c
carrots, chopped
2 c
green beans
green bell peppers, chopped
8 oz
cheese tortellini
you could also add mushrooms and zucchini to the soup but we aren't a fan at this house!


parmesan cheese
crunch garlic bread

How to Make Papa Star's Tortellini Soup


  • 1Place the ground in a large pot over medium high heat and saute for 10 minutes, or until well browned (make sure you remove the casing from the sausage if it has one.
  • 2Drain the fat except for about 1 tablespoon, add the onions and garlic and saute for 5 more minutes.
  • 3Next add the beef stock, water, wine, carrots, green beans, bell pepper, Italian seasoning, and tomato sauce. Take the canned tomatoes and mush them up a bit with a fork and then add them as well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • 4Add the tortellini and simmer for 10 minutes or so until tortellini is fully cooked.
  • 5Serve with grated Parmesan cheese and/or garlic bread and enjoy!!

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About Papa Star's Tortellini Soup

Regional Style: Italian