Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

I can't remember where I got this recipe but it is irresistible. My dh loves this. It is meaty and stick to your ribs delicious. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove sausage casing. In dutch over brown sausage.
  2. Remove sausage; reserve 1 tbsp drippings.
  3. Saute onions and garlic in drippings until onions are tender.
  4. Add broth and next 7 ingredients, and add sausage.
  5. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered 30 minutes.
  6. Skim fat from soup and stir in zucchini and remaining ingredients, except parmesan cheese. Simmer covered an additional 35-40 minutes until tortellini is tender.
  7. Serve topped with parmesan cheese.
  8. If you prefer to use fresh tortellini, simmer 20-35 minutes until tender.
Most Helpful

Great soup! I used a can of petite diced tomatoes, and and 8oz. package of mushrooms instead of carrots. Also used fresh torellini. Thank-you!

sydsmama June 03, 2011

What a great hearty soup for fall. A hunk of crusty bread and serve the rest of the wine in the recipe for a drink or two and your all set.

getme5749 September 25, 2006