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Hearty Italian Soup Recipe

Sausage and Tortellini soup

This hearty Italian soup is packed with zesty rich flavors and lots of good for you vegetables. Enhancing the flavor of the low-sodium broth with lots of herbs and Italian sausage you get a soup that tastes like you simmered it all day long.

1 pound Italian sausage, hot or mild
1 small red pepper, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
2 – 15 ounce cans ready cut tomatoes
1 – 15 ounce can tomato sauce
2 – 15 ounce cans low-sodium chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
3/4 cup dry tortellini pasta cooked

grated parmesan cheese for garnish

Oven Temp: Medium/Low;
Recipe Cooking Time:
Pan Type: Large Sauce Pan

Hearty Italian Soup Directions


In a skillet, brown the italian sausage, peppers, onion and garlic. Drain and then add tomatoes, tomato sauce, chicken broth and seasonings.
Simmer hearty Italian soup mixture for 15 minutes covered.
Cook tortellini according to package directions and add the cooked pasta to soup, let set for 15 minutes longer before serving.
This fine italian soup recipes serves about 8 bowls of soup.
Hearty Italian Soup has a smooth even texture and flavor. Serve along with homemade poppy seed bread.

Hearty Italian Soup Serves: 6

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 468 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360
Calories from Fat 209
Total Fat 23.3g 36%
Saturated Fat 7.4g 37% Trans Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 1045mg 44%
Potassium 838mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 17.7g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3.8g 15%
Sugars 8.2g
Protein 20.3g
Vitamin A 37% • Vitamin C 69% • Calcium 6% • Iron 16%

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