Italian Sausage Tortellini 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 recipe tops the list.

Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup in bowl with bread in background
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins


  • 1 (3.5 ounce) link sweet Italian sausage, casings removed

  • 1 cup chopped onions

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 5 cups beef stock

  • cup water

  • ½ cup red wine

  • 4 tomatoes - peeled, seeded and chopped

  • 1 cup chopped carrots

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • ½ 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 sausage in a large pot over medium-high heat and sauté for 10 minutes, or until well browned. Drain the fat except for about 1 tablespoon, add onions and garlic and sauté for 5 more minutes.

  2. Next add 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 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 cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

249 Calories
9g Fat
28g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 249
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 542mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 52mg 260%
Calcium 121mg 9%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 763mg 16%

* 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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