Tortellini Soup with Italian Sausage & Spinach

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound ground Italian Sausage
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1-28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1-32. ounce box of vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 9-ounce package refrigerated tortellini
  • 2 cups packed fresh spinach

Directions

  1. Heat a large, heavy bottomed pan over medium-high heat. Heat vegetable oil and add diced onion. Sauté until onions are soft.
  2. Crumble Italian Sausage and garlic with the onion. Cook until sausage is no longer pink.
  3. Stir in crushed tomatoes, vegetable broth, basil, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and cover. Let soup simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  4. Add tortellini and spinach and simmer for about ten minutes, until pasta is tender.
  5. Serve with shredded Parmesan.

 Enjoy!

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