Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

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Top Review by Kate in Ontario

Wonderful full bodied soup! I followed recipe exactly except substituted 2 stalks of celery for the zucchini(family preference). Very similar to my version recipe # 20486 except I use chicken broth and spicy clamato juice instead of the beef broth and wine.. I used extra lean Itaian spicy turkey sausage to keep the fat content down. My sons gave it 5 1/2 stars. Will be enjoying this recipe many more times. Thanks NurseDi for another great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute and crumble Italian sausage until no longer pink.
  2. Drain sausage well on paper towels and pour off all but 1 tablespoon of drippings from saucepan.
  3. Add onion and garlic to saucepan.
  4. Saute until translucent.
  5. Return sausage to pan; add beef broth, tomatoes, tomato sauce, zucchini, carrot, bell pepper, wine, basil, and oregano.
  6. Simmer until vegetables are tender, 40-60 minutes.
  7. Add tortellini and cook until tender.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Ladle into individual soup bowls and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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