Monday, September 21, 2015

Sausage and Tortellini Veggie Soup

This soup is one I came up with one night when I was craving a good hearty vegetable soup, and I had some ground Italian sausage and tortellini on hand to toss in too. What came out in the ladle when it was done was just delicious! I hope you like it as much as we did.

So, let’s get cooking!

Dice the onion, pepper, celery, and mince the garlic. I had a little red bell pepper that needed to be used up so I used that too.

Dice the zucchini into larger chunks than the rest and cut the carrots into coins.

In a large saucepan or stockpot, sauté the Italian sausage with the onion, pepper, celery, and minced garlic until the sausage is fully cooked and onions translucent.

Add the chicken broth, can of diced tomatoes, zucchini, carrots, and thawed spinach, along with the pepper, oregano, and basil. Bring to a boil, then turn down to simmer for 30 minutes.

When the soup has simmered, cook the tortellini in boiling water for 3 minutes, no more. Make sure the water isn’t boiling too hard or it’ll tear the tortellini up.

Drain the tortellini and add to the soup. It’s now ready to serve!

Enjoy! ~TMMF

Sausage and Tortellini Veggie Soup
   (serves 8-10)

1 lb ground Italian sausage
1 onion
1 green bell pepper
2 stalks celery
2 big cloves garlic
1 or 2 small zucchinis
4 carrots
7 c chicken stock or broth
1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
1 10 oz pkg frozen spinach, thawed
1 19 oz bag frozen cheese tortellini
1 tsp pepper
2 tsp oregano
1 tsp basil

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