Sally's Tortellini Soup

This is one of those recipes where you can alter quantities and ingredients and still end up with a delicious soup.  Feel free to add more chicken stock and tomatoes to feed a larger crowd.  

Brown 1 pound Italian sausage.

Add about 1/4 cup olive oil and saute an onion and several cloves of garlic.

You can use sliced or ground sausage.

You can use sliced or ground sausage.

Simmering away!

Simmering away!

Add chopped  a few tablespoons fresh basil and Italian seasoning.

Add a can or two of diced fire-roasted tomatoes.

Add several cans of chicken or beef stock and simmer.

In the last few minutes, add a bag of dried tortellini and boil for time indicated on bag.


Serve with fresh, grated parmesan cheese and toasted pine nuts if you'd like.