LC Sausage Tortelinni Soup by gweneris


3 Italian sausage links, casings removed 1 medium onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 6 cups reduced sodium chicken broth 24 oz. jar pasta sauce 15 oz. crushed tomatoes 2 T tomato paste 2 tsp. basil 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar 1 tsp. parsley 1.5 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp oregano 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 2 cups frozen cheese tortellini Shredded Parmesan


In a Dutch oven, cook sausage and onion over medium heat until sausage is no longer pink and onion is tender, 5-7 minutes, breaking sausage up into crumbles. Drain. Add garlic and pepper flakes, cook 1 minute more. Stir in broth, pasta sauce, tomatoes, paste, basil, vinegar, parsley, sugar, oregano, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.

Add tortellini, cook uncovered until tortellini are tender, 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Top with cheese and serve.

Servings: 8 Serving Size: 1.5 cups

Nutrition Information (per serving):
Calories 192
Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 24 mg
Sodium 1167 mg
Carbohydrates 26
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 12 g
Protein 12 g