Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a recipe I came up with one cold, rainy Sunday. My roommate ate 4 bowls of this because he liked it so much. It's hearty and flavorful. Well worth the time to make!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy stew pot on medium heat.
  2. Add onion and cook til soft.
  3. Add carrots, celery & garlic. Cook for about 3 minutes.
  4. Remove veggies from the pot to a bowl & set aside.
  5. Add sausage to the pot. Crumble and cook till brown. Drain off grease.
  6. Add sausage & veggies back to the pot.
  7. Add oregano, basil, pepper flakes & salt. Stir to coat well with spices.
  8. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, broth and beans.
  9. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat & simmer for about an hour.
  10. Add the tortellini and simmer for 10-15 minutes or till tortellini is done.
  11. Serve with parsley and parmesan cheese sprinkled on top.

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