Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup

Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup

Soups, Stews and Chili Soup Vegetable Soup

This is the best soup I have ever had. It has lots of vegetables, Italian sausage, and even tortellini. Soup is one of my favorite foods and this one tops the list.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 249
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 1h 10m


  • 1 (3.5 ounce) link sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 cups beef stock
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 4 tomatoes - peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 8 ounces cheese tortellini
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese for topping


  • 1   Place the sausage in a large pot over medium high heat and saute for 10 minutes, or until well browned. Drain the fat except for about 1 tablespoon, add the onions and garlic and saute for 5 more minutes.
  • 2   Next add the beef stock, water, wine, tomatoes, carrots, basil, oregano and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes, skimming any fat that may surface.
  • 3   Add the zucchini, tortellini, green bell pepper and parsley to taste. Simmer for 10 minutes, or until tortellini is fully cooked. Pour into individual bowls and garnish with the cheese.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 8.9g 14%
    Saturated Fat 4.0g  
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 542mg 22%
Potassium 763mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 27.7g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4.4g 18%
Protein 12.4g 25%
Sugars 10g  
Vitamin A 5296IU  
Vitamin C 52mg  
Calcium 121mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 5mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 36mg  
Folate 44mcg