Submitted by: Catherine Oakeson

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Category: Soup/Sandwich
10+  servings

 

Tortellini and Italian Sausage Soup

 
1 lb mild italian sausage
1 onion, chopped
6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced or minced
6 cups broth (chicken or beef)
2 cups water
1 qt canned tomatoes
1 cup sliced carrots
1/2 tbsp basil (fresh or dried)
2 tbsp dried oregano
1 8 to 12 oz can tomato sauce
2 cups sliced zucchini
16 oz pkg tortellini pasta (mozarella or pepperoni, your choice)
3 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
Salt & Pepper to taste
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Directions:
In a 5 pan, brown sausage, onions and garlic. Stir in broth, water, tomatoes, carrots, basil, oregano, tomato sauce, and sausage. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. Skim fat from the soup. Stir in zucchini and parsley. Simmer covered for 30 minutes. Add tortellini during the last 10 minutes. Serve with either nummy fresh rolls or some crusty italian bread.