Sunday, October 2, 2011

Italian Sausage, Tomato and Tortellini Soup

This is a full-bodied, very flavorful soup. I hope you like it!

serves 12 ( 7 points +)

  • 5 links Italian sausage
  • 1 c. chopped onion
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 ( 28 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 4 c. fat-free beef broth
  • ½ c. red wine
  • 1 tsp. basil
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 10 oz. frozen cheese tortellini
  • ¾ c. Parmesan cheese, grated

Remove casings from Italian sausage and brown in a large Dutch oven or pot. Drain. Add remaining ingredients, except for the tortellini and Parmesan cheese. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add tortellini and cook until tortellini are tender. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tsp. Parmesan cheese.


  1. Wow! Great soup, made it last night and loved it. Thanks for the recipes.


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