Tortellini Sausage Soup

Tortellini Sausage Soup
Surprise friends, Tortellini Sausage Soup is on, and this one is worth running for!
My niece, Tagan, shared her Tortellini Sausage Soup with our family about 3 years ago and I have been dishing it ever since.  Over the holidays I made it for company and promised I would share the recipe here.  It’s perfect with fresh parmesan cheese and hot bread on a cold winter’s day.
Begin by browning the sausage in a large Dutch oven.  Drain the sausage well and saute onion and garlic till soft.
Now add the sausage, broth, veggies and wine and let the soup simmer for 30 minutes.  Add the cheese tortellini and simmer for 8 minutes.  For those of you who don’t drink alcohol like me, the alcohol will cook out of the broth and leave a delicious flavor, or just use an extra cup of beef broth, your choice!
Sprinkle with fresh grated parmesan cheese and serve with buttered bread.  Enjoy friends!
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Tortellini Sausage Soup
 
Such a yummy soup that is loaded with veggies, tortellini, sausage, and finished with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 c chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 6 c beef stock
  • 2 c Italian style stewed tomatoes
  • 1 8oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 large or 2 small zucchini, sliced
  • 1 large or 2 small carrots, sliced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 3 T Italian seasoning
  • 8-10 oz. fresh cheese tortellini
  • Fresh parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Sauté sausage in heavy Dutch oven over medium-high heat until cooked through, crumbling. Using a slotted spoon transfer sausage to a large bowl.
  2. Pour off all but 1 T drippings from Dutch oven. Add onion and garlic to pot and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Return sausage to pan. Add stock, tomatoes, sauce, zucchini, carrot, pepper, wine, and Italian seasonings.
  4. Simmer until veggies are tender, about 30 minutes.
  5. Add tortellini to soup and cook until tender (8 minutes).
  6. Season soup to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
 
Stay warm and healthy.

About The Author

Renée

Renée is passionate about making and sharing ALL things delicious! Her happy place really is her kitchen where she loves whipping up memories with her family and friends. Raised in sunny Southern California she's spent her adulthood in Idaho, both sides of her great state. She's married to an amazing man, and together they have 5 children, who gave them five more, and now they have 28 grandchildren. So there’s always a reason to cook and celebrate around their place!

12 Comments

  1. Julie Harward

    This looks and sounds wonderful! I love finding a new soup recipe to make, thanks for sharing this! ;D

    Reply
  2. Andrea

    Blessings and prayers,
    andrea

    Reply
  3. Brandi

    Great recipe! I love hearty soups!

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  4. LDH

    I know this is a good soup… I shared the very same recipe a couple of years ago. Good choice, Tagan! 🙂

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  5. Garden of Egan

    The soup looks delicious! However, I do think I need to remind you of something……
    I believe you may have forgotten what a cold winter’s day is.
    I’ve been watching your weather on your end of the state….and you ain’t got cold.
    (I’m trying not to be bitter as I slip around on the roads of this fine town…I bet ya miss it don’t ya?)

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    • renee @ Singing With Birds

      We had some snow the other day for a couple of hours and it was so pretty AND it has been cold. I love not sliding around and my friends from the ‘burg. You’re right, that’s all!

      Reply
  6. Coastal Cottage Dreams

    This recipe sounds great! Will add to my recipe collection. Thanks for sharing!

    Reply
  7. The Café Sucré Farine

    This sounds fabulous! I’ve never tried Italian sausage in soup but it sounds and looks just wonderful! So perfect for these cold brisk days! Thanks!

    Reply
  8. Cathy

    This sounds like a real stick-to-the-ribs soup with the sausage and vegetables. I love using tortellini for the pasta. Snow is predicted today and nothing sounds better than soup.

    Reply

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