Friday, February 10, 2012

Suzanne's Tortellini Soup

½ lb. Italian sausage, cooked
2 tsp. olive oil
½ c. chopped onion
2 cloves minced garlic
¼ c. chopped carrots
1-2 small zucchini, sliced
2 c. fresh spinach or 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen spinach
4 (14 oz each) cans chicken or vegetable broth
1 can diced tomatoes with juice
(or 1 can whole tomatoes, pureed)
1 ½ tsp. dried basil
1 Tb. sugar
1 (9 oz) pkg. Butoni 3-cheese tortellini
Grated Parmesan cheese

Sauté onion, garlic and carrots in olive oil in a stockpot. Add broth, tomatoes and basil. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Add zucchini, spinach and tortellini and simmer for 7-9 minutes (according to pasta cooking directions). Add sausage. Serve with Parmesan cheese. Serves 8-10.

1 comment:

Alli grins said...

Mom, I've been craving this soup ever since we ate it at your house at Christmas. I made it recently and my whole family just loves it! This is one we'll make again and again! Thanks for sharing:)

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