Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Tami Conklin


This Is Just A Delicious Soup, I Love to Eat This When It's Cold Outside with Some Warm Crusty French Bread!!! Note: I Also Enjoy This with A Nice Rosemary and Olive Oil Bread :) This is Not My Recipe - The Credits Go to 'Better Homes and Gardens Magazine' ?

★★★★★ 2 votes
20 Min
1 Hr


1 lb
sweet italian sausage or chorizo sausage, casings removed
1 c
chopped onion
2 large
garlic cloves, sliced
5 c
beef stock or canned broth
2 c
chopped tomatoes (about 3/4 pound)
8 oz
can tomato sauce
1 large
zucchini, sliced
ribs of celery thinly sliced
1 large
carrot, thinly sliced
1 medium
green bell pepper, diced
1/2 c
dry red wine
2 Tbsp
dried basil
2 Tbsp
dried oregano
8 to 10 oz
purchased fresh cheese tortellini
freshly grated parmesan cheese
sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste

How to Make Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup


  • 1Saute the Italian sausage in heavy Dutch oven or your favorite soup pot over medium-high heat until cooked through, crumbling with back of spoon, about 10 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer sausage to large bowl. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon drippings from Dutch oven or pot.
  • 2Add onion and garlic to Dutch oven and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Return sausage to Dutch oven or pot.
  • 3Add stock, tomatoes, tomato sauce, zucchini, carrot, bell pepper, wine, basil and oregano. Simmer until vegetables are tender, about 40 minutes. (Can be prepared 2 days ahead. Cover and refrigerate.
  • 4Bring to simmer before continuing.) Add tortellini to soup and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Season soup to taste with sea salt and cracked pepper. Ladle soup into bowls. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve.

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About Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
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