papa star's tortellini soup

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Michelle Griggs
San Diego, CA

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 :)

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For papa star's tortellini soup

  • 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
    diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 c
    carrots, chopped
  • 2 c
    green beans
  • 2
    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

  • 1
    Place 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.
  • 2
    Drain the fat except for about 1 tablespoon, add the onions and garlic and saute for 5 more minutes.
  • 3
    Next 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.
  • 4
    Add the tortellini and simmer for 10 minutes or so until tortellini is fully cooked.
  • 5
    Serve with grated Parmesan cheese and/or garlic bread and enjoy!!