Tortellini Soup I


This is a wonderfully hearty soup that brings raves when you serve it! Add some crusty French or Italian bread and a tossed green salad and that's all you will need! Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

Tortellini Soup I
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 50 mins
10 to 12 - servings


  • 1 pound Italian sausage

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 5 cups beef broth

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup dry red wine (Optional)

  • 8 ounces fresh tortellini pasta

  • 1 cup sliced carrots

  • 2 cups stewed tomatoes

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • 8 ounces tomato sauce

  • 1 ½ cups sliced zucchini

  • 2 green bell peppers, seeded and cubed

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. Remove casings from sausage. Brown sausage and cook until crumbly. Remove meat from pot. Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings.

  2. Cook onion and garlic in the drippings until tender. Add broth, water, wine, carrots, tomatoes, basil, oregano, tomato sauce, and the cooked sausage. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer uncovered 30 minutes.

  3. Add zucchini, green peppers, parsley, and tortellini. Simmer another 25 minutes, covered, for fresh tortellini, or 45 minutes, covered, for frozen tortellini. Serve with fresh parmesan cheese sprinkled over the top.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

240 Calories
15g Fat
15g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 11
Calories 240
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 932mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 30mg 148%
Calcium 74mg 6%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 491mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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