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Easy Tortellini Soup Recipe

Tomato Tortellini Soup: Delicious and easy, plus soup can be a whole meal in a bowl, so it makes it super easy when feeding a large family.

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This hearty tortellini soup recipe is easy to make and it satisfies even the pickiest of eaters!

Ingredients

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  • ½ pound. Italian sausage, optional.
  • ¼ cup red pepper, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (28 ounce can) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons prepared basil pesto
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2¼ cup half and half
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 9 oz. cheese­filled tortellini
  • ¼ c. grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for serving
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large soup pot, brown sausage over medium heat.
  2. Add chopped red pepper, sauté till tender.
  3. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
  4. Drain any additional grease from sausage.
  5. Add crushed tomatoes, basil pesto, broth, half and half, onion powder, and Italian seasoning.
  6. Bring to a simmer.
  7. Stir in tortellini and parmesan cheese.
  8. Continue to simmer until cheese is melted and tortellini is cooked.
  9. Season to preference with salt and pepper.
  10. Serve in individual bowls and top with remaining parmesan cheese.
  11. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator.