Tortellini Soup with Italian Sausage Recipe

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Dolores Published: December 7, 2020 Modified: September 8, 2021
Tortellini Soup with Italian Sausage Recipe

How To Make Tortellini Soup with Italian Sausage

For this tortellini soup, we are using Italian sausages and fresh herbs and spices for a well-rounded depth of flavor that is refreshing and savory.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbItalian sausage
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1cupwhite onion,diced
  • 5garlic cloves,minced
  • 28oztomatoes
  • 6cupschicken stock,or vegetable
  • ¼cupbasil leaves
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½tspblack pepper
  • 1lbtortellini
  • 2cupsbaby spinach,fresh, packed
  • Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook the Italian sausage in a large stockpot over medium-high heat until browned, breaking the sausage up and stirring it with a long spoon while cooking.

  2.  Drain off any excess grease, then transfer the sausage to a separate plate and set aside.

  3. Return the stockpot to the heat and add the olive oil.  Add the white onion and saute for 5 minutes, or until the onion is soft and translucent, stirring occasionally.  

  4. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 1 minute, or until fragrant, stirring occasionally.

  5. Add the crushed tomatoes, stock, basil, salt, pepper, and the cooked Italian sausage to the pot, and stir to combine.

  6. Continue cooking until the mixture reaches a simmer.

  7. Add in the tortellini and baby spinach, and let the soup continue to simmer until the tortellini is cooked through, stirring occasionally.

  8. Taste and season with extra salt and pepper if needed. Serve warm, garnished with Parmesan cheese if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 483.27kcal
  • Fat: 32.25g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.76g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.39g
  • Fiber: 4.29g
  • Sugar: 10.65g
  • Protein: 21.89g
  • Cholesterol: 69.95mg
  • Sodium: 1301.08mg
  • Calcium: 72.90mg
  • Potassium: 994.64mg
  • Iron: 2.79mg
  • Vitamin A: 89.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 25.42mg
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