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Sausage, Tomato and Tortellini Soup

Soup, Stew, and Chowder Recipes from AlansKitchen.comMakes 8-9 cups

Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 16 to 18 min.


  •       1 package Regular Flavor Pork Sausage
  •       1 teaspoon ground fennel
  •       3 cups water or stock
  •       1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
  •       1 can (15 oz.) diced tomatoes with Italian herbs and garlic
  • 9 or 10 ounces purchased fresh cheese tortellini
  • 1-1/2 cups thinly sliced, quartered yellow squash
  •           salt and pepper to taste
  •       3 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil, or 1 tablespoon dried basil (optional)
  •          grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
  •    1/4 cup chopped parsley (optional)

Soup Recipe Directions:

1) Spoon 1" chunks of sausage into a 4 to 6 quart non-stick pot.

2) Cook sausage and ground fennel over medium-high heat, stirring frequently until meat is lightly browned and no longer pink.

3) Stir in stock, tomato sauce and diced tomatoes.

4) Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

5 ) Raise heat to high, stir in tortellini and squash.

6) When liquid returns to a boil, stir once, add basil if desired; reduce heat to medium-low.

7) Cover and cook until pasta is just tender, for about 6 to 8 minutes.

8) Season to taste; garnish with Parmesan and parsley.

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