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two bowls full of tortellini and vegetables
Tortellini Minestrone Soup with Sausage
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Warm tortillini minestrone soup with fresh healthy vegetables, salty herb sausage. Perfect fall family soup. 

Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: soup with sausage, Tortellini Minestrone Soup
Servings: 12
Calories: 148 kcal
Author: Aubrey
Ingredients
  • 1 container of 3 Cheese Tortellini refrigerated pasta
  • 1 lb. ground mild Italian Sausage
  • 1 small Onion diced
  • 2 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 32 oz. Boxes of Chicken Broth
  • 1 Zucchini cut into bit size pieces
  • 1 Yellow Squash. cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 can Italian Stewed Tomatoes
  • 1 can Kidney Beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • Handful of Spinach
  • Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • Basil chiffonade
Instructions
  1. In a large stockpot, sauté sausage, onion, and garlic until sausage is cooked through.
  2. Add in Broth, water, tomatoes, zucchini, squash, beans and bay leaves.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and allow to simmer for 5-8 minutes.
  4. When zucchini is starting to soften add in Tortellini.
  5. Cook pasta according to directions, if the pasta requires more than 3-5 minutes of cooking, add in earlier.
  6. When pasta is cooked, add in spinach and stir. Spinach will cook quickly.
  7. Serve warm garnished with parmesan cheese and fresh basil.
Recipe Notes

Be careful not to let the tortellini over cook. After the tortellini has cooked for it's time (about 7 minutes) stir in the spinach and remove from heat. 

Nutrition Facts
Tortellini Minestrone Soup with Sausage
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 148 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 355mg15%
Potassium 260mg7%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 125IU3%
Vitamin C 9.7mg12%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.