Creamy Tortellini and Sausage Soup Recipe

Creamy Tortellini and Sausage Soup Recipe

How To Make Creamy Tortellini and Sausage Soup

Grab a bowl of tortellini and sausage soup on a chilly day. This recipe gives a comforting soup that is creamy and full of flavor.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • lbground Italian sausage
  • 1white onionsmall, peeled and diced
  • 2carrotslarge, peeled and diced
  • 4clovesgarlicminced
  • ¼cupwhite-whole wheat flouror all-purpose flour
  • 6cupschicken stock
  • 1pkgcheese tortellinirefrigerated
  • 2ozspinach
  • 2ozcollard
  • 1ozbaby kale
  • 2cupsmilk
  • salt and pepperto taste

Instructions

  1. Cook Italian sausage in a large stockpot over medium-high heat until browned, crumbling it as it cooks.

  2. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the cooked sausage to a separate plate and set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons of grease in the pan, discarding the rest.

  3. Stir in onions and carrots, and saute for 4 to 5 minutes or until the onions are soft and translucent, stirring occasionally.

  4. Add in the garlic and saute for an additional 1 to 2 minutes, or until fragrant, stirring occasionally. Stir in the flour until it’s evenly coating the veggies, and cook for an additional 1 minute, stirring occasionally.

  5. Gradually add in the chicken stock, and stir to combine.

  6. Continue cooking until the mixture reaches a simmer. Then, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes.

  7. Stir in the cooked sausage, tortellini, spinach, and milk, and continue simmering for 4 to 5 minutes, or until the tortellini is al dente.

  8. Taste, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  9. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

 

Tip: Leftovers can be refrigerated in a sealed container for up to 3 days.

 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 575.30kcal
  • Fat: 34.36g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.71g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.23g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.62g
  • Fiber: 2.59g
  • Sugar: 7.92g
  • Protein: 26.30g
  • Cholesterol: 95.46mg
  • Sodium: 1111.98mg
  • Calcium: 205.92mg
  • Potassium: 696.47mg
  • Iron: 2.78mg
  • Vitamin A: 243.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.33mg
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