Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Recipe by Bayhill
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 10 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove and discard casings from the sausage.
  • In a large Dutch oven, brown sausage over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Drain, reserving 1 Tablespoon drippings in the pan. Set sausage aside.
  • Add onion and garlic to the drippings in the pan; cook, stirring constantly, until onion is tender.
  • Add sausage, beef broth, carrots, tomato, zucchini, bell pepper, tomato sauce, water, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper, stirring well.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered for 30 minutes.
  • Add tortellini and parsley, stirring well.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until tortellini is tender. Adjust spices to taste.
  • Ladle soup into individual soup bowls. Sprinkle each serving with cheese.
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