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Creamy Tortellini and Italian Sausage Soup: A Warm Hug for Fall

Embrace the cozy vibes of fall with our Creamy Tortellini and Italian Sausage Soup. This soul-warming concoction blends the richness of Italian sausage, the comfort of tortellini, and the goodness of spinach in a creamy broth. Perfect for those chilly autumn days, this soup is a delightful treat for your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 1 white onion
  • A few cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 or 2 lbs Italian sausage (I used 2)
  • 28oz can crush tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • A big container of chicken broth
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Italian seasoning
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Garlic salt
  • Garlic powder
  • Cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 to 4 handfuls of spinach

Optional

  • Toasted French bread
  • Shredded Parmesan

Instructions

1. Pour olive oil into a large pot or Dutch oven on medium-high heat.

2. Add diced white onion, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.

3. Once the onions are slightly cooked, add Italian sausage.

4. Brown the sausage, seasoning with salt and pepper.

5. Once the sausage is mostly cooked, add crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, and chicken broth, and season to taste with the listed spices. (You can choose to drain the fat from the sausage if desired).

6. Allow the ingredients to come to a boil, then simmer for about 10 minutes.

7. Add tortellini, and let it cook for a few minutes before adding cream and spinach. The spinach will shrink as it cooks.

8. Let the tortellini and spinach cook, and do a taste test to adjust the seasoning.

9. Your creamy tortellini and Italian sausage soup is now ready to serve!

10. Optional: Add shredded Parmesan cheese to individual bowls and serve with toasted French bread.

Experience the simplicity of preparing this comforting soup, from sautéing onions to perfecting the creamy broth. Follow these steps to create a warm hug in a bowl.

This recipe yields a hearty serving for approximately 6, making it perfect for a family dinner or leftovers for the next day.

Warm your autumn evenings with a bowl of Creamy Tortellini and Italian Sausage Soup – a symphony of flavors that brings comfort and joy to your table. Quick, satisfying, and bursting with goodness, this soup is an invitation to savor the best of fall. Enjoy every spoonful!

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