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Italian Tortellini Soup

Italian tortellini soupThis tortellini soup recipe is quick to prepare and rich in healthy and tasty ingredients.


  • 3 turkey sausage links
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cans chicken broth low sodium
  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 package of cheese tortellini
  • 1 bunch fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons chopped fresh basil or 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • A pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Grated Parmesan, optional


  1. Crumble sausage into a Dutch oven then add the onion.
  2. Cook over medium heat until meat is no longer pink.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  4. Add broth, water and tomatoes and bring to a boil.
  5. Add tortellini and bring to a boil.
  6. Cook for 7-9 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Lower the heat, add the spinach, basil, pepper and pepper flakes.
  8. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until spinach is wilted.
  9. Serve with cheese if desired.

Yield: 6 servings

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