Rustic Italian Tortellini Soup

Recipe Ingredients

2 cans College Inn® Light & Fat Free Chicken Broth 50% Less Sodium

3 Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed

1 medium onion, chopped

6 garlic cloves, minced

1 3/4 cups water

1 can diced tomatoes, undrained

1 package refrigerated cheese tortellini

1 package fresh baby spinach leaves, coarsely chopped

2 1/4 teaspoons minced fresh basil OR 3/4 teaspoons dried basil

1/4 teaspoon pepper

Dash crushed red pepper flakes

Shredded Parmesan cheese


Crumble sausage into a Dutch oven; add onion. Cook and stir over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in broth, water and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Add tortellini; return to a boil. Cook for 7-9 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.

Reduce heat; add spinach, basil, pepper and pepper flakes. Cook 2-3 minutes longer or until spinach is wilted.

Serve with cheese, if desired.

Prep Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Total Time: 40 min

Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information (Amount Per Serving): Calories: 203 Total Fat: 8 g Saturated Fat: 2 g Cholesterol: 40 mg Sodium: 878 mg Total Carbohydrates: 18 g Fiber: 3 g Protein: 16 g

Recipe and photograph courtesy of College Inn®/©Del Monte Corporation.

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