Thursday, May 1, 2008

Italian Sausage Soup with Tortelini

"I found this on It is one of the best soups I've ever had. I've made it twice. I am adding the changes I made into the recipe."


2 lbs. Italian sausage, cooked, chopped and drained (reserve pan)

1 cup chopped onion

2 cloves garlic, minced

5 cups beef broth (or just use 1 carton and 1 can which gives you a little extra, but it's no big deal)

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup red wine

4 large tomatoes, chopped

1 cup thin sliced carrots

1/2 teaspoon basil

1/2 teaspoon oregano

1 8oz can tomato sauce

1 1/2 cups zucchini, sliced

16 oz fresh tortellini filled with cheese

1/2 teaspoon parsley


In a large stock pot combine broth, water, tomato sauce, basil, oregano, wine, tomatoes, carrots, and sausage. Fry onion and garlic in left-over fying pan, and saute until soft and clear, and add to pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Add zucchini and parsley, and simmer covered for another 30 minutes. Add tortellini for the last 10 minutes of simmering.


Sprinkle each serving with with parmesan cheese

Serves 10

1 comment:

jquiltmaker said...

I think I'll have to try this one soon!!