Italian Sausage, Tomato, Tortellini Soup
Author: Rebecca Costa
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 35 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 pints Heavenly Villagio Marzano┬« tomatoes, cut into thirds cross-wise
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. fresh sweet Italian chicken sausage, cut into 1-inch-thick rounds
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 c chicken bone broth (may substitute bone broth + water with straight soup broth)
  • 4 c water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed
  • 12 oz. tortellini, fresh
  • ¾ c milk
  • ¼ c butter, room temperature
  • ¼ c shaved Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Heat a large soup pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add olive oil, chicken sausage, shallots and garlic to the pot and saut├ę for five minutes.
  3. Add bone broth, water, tomatoes, salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Whisk until broth and water are well combined.
  4. Bring to a boil and then lower to a simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Add kale, tortellini, milk and butter. Stir to combine.
  6. Simmer for 5 minutes, just long enough for the pasta to cook.
  7. Serve with fresh parmesan cheese sprinkled atop.
Recipe by Village Farms at https://villagefarms.com/recipes/sausage-tomato-tortellini-soup