This Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup is so delicious and so easy to make. I know it will become an instant hit at your house and your family will ask for it week after week!
Course Main Dish, Soup
Keyword soup, tomato, tortellini
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 25minutes
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun Original!
1poundground Italian sausagehot, mild, or sweet
1medium yellow oniondiced
2large cloves garlicminced
4cupslow sodium chicken broth
28ouncescan crushed tomatoes
15ouncescan cannellini beansrinsed and drained
8ouncesfrozen cheese tortellini
¼cupshredded Parmesan cheeseplus more for garnish
¼cupchopped fresh basilplus more for garnish
Line a large plate with 3 sheets of paper towel, and set aside. In a large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat add the Italian sausage and use a wooden spoon to break the meat apart into chunks. Cook until browned and completely cooked thru, about 5-6 minutes.
Increase the heat to medium-high and add the onion and cook until translucent and starting to brown on the edges, about 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
Add the chicken broth, tomatoes, beans, tortellini, Italian seasoning, and salt and pepper and increase the heat to high. Bring the mixture to a low boil, and then reduce the heat to low and cook for 8 minutes. Stir in the sausage, cream, Parmesan, and basil and cook for 2 additional minutes.
Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with shredded Parmesan cheese and chopped basil.