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Spicy Sausage and Vegetable Tortellini Soup

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This spicy sausage and vegetable tortellini soup is exactly what you need when cold weather hits! Chock-full of veggies and cheesy tortellini; this soup will warm you right up!

This spicy sausage and vegetable tortellini soup is exactly what you need when cold weather hits! Chock-full of veggies and cheesy tortellini; this soup will warm you right up! #HuntsDifference #ad

If you’re anything like me, all I have been craving lately is soup, soup, and more soup! The cold weather is really starting to kick in and the fleece leggings and thick fuzzy socks are all that I seem to wear 24/7. On top of all that, I feel like I have been having soup for lunch and dinner and now I just need a roaring fire in front of me to combat the chills!

It’s a good thing this spicy sausage and vegetable tortellini soup serves a lot and keeps well because the amount of soup we are having these days could feed an entire football team!

This spicy sausage and vegetable tortellini soup is exactly what you need when cold weather hits! Chock-full of veggies and cheesy tortellini; this soup will warm you right up! #HuntsDifference #ad

You seriously need to get this hearty, warm, and comforting soup on your stovetop and into multiple bowls! It’s the perfect way to warm up and it’s chock-full of veggies and deliciously cheesy tortellini.

This spicy sausage and vegetable tortellini soup is exactly what you need when cold weather hits! Chock-full of veggies and cheesy tortellini; this soup will warm you right up! #HuntsDifference #ad

Spicy Sausage and Vegetable Tortellini Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

This spicy sausage and vegetable tortellini soup is exactly what you need when cold weather hits! Chock-full of veggies and cheesy tortellini; this soup will warm you right up!

Servings: 6
Ingredients
  • 3/4 pound fresh spicy pork sausage, casing removed
  • 1 1/2 cups finely sliced leeks
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1: 15-ounce can Hunt's diced tomatoes
  • 1 pouch (2 tablespoons) Hunt's Recipe Ready Tomato Paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5 cups vegetable stock
  • 5 cups loosely packed tuscan kale leaves
  • 2 cups cheese tortellini
Instructions
  1. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to a large 6-quart pot or heavy-bottomed pot like a dutch oven over medium-high heat. Once oil has heated, add sausage and cook through, breaking into tiny pieces.

  2. Add leeks and garlic and sauté until softened, about 2 minutes.

  3. Add carrots and celery and toss. Add the diced tomatoes, paste, and bay leaf. Toss to incorporate.

  4. Add the vegetable stock and bring soup to a boil. Then reduce heat and let simmer, covered, until vegetables are softened, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Remove from heat and stir in kale leaves until wilted. Add the tortellini and cook from residual heat of the soup until softened and cooked through, about 5 minutes.

  6. Divide into bowls and serve. Leftovers can be put in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.

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Posted on January 11, 2017

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  1. Jenny Flake
    01/11/2017 at 9:51 am

    Beautiful pot of soup!!!

  2. Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain
    01/11/2017 at 9:58 am

    These pouches are a game changer!! Seriously, I hate wasting tomato paste. So genius as well as this soup. I am so over old man winter!

  3. connie
    01/11/2017 at 10:37 am

    how much sausage? do you use hot italian sausage and when is it added in the recipe?

    • Julie
      01/11/2017 at 10:44 am

      I’m an idiot. So sorry! It’s there now!!

  4. Anna McDonald
    01/11/2017 at 10:42 am

    Recipe for = Spicy Sausage and Vegetable Tortellini Soup, where is the Spicy Sausage?

    • Julie
      01/11/2017 at 10:44 am

      I’m an idiot. So sorry! It’s there now!!

  5. Kevin @ Closet Cooking
    01/11/2017 at 10:47 am

    So simple, hearty and tasty!

  6. Heather Christo
    01/11/2017 at 1:07 pm

    This is such a gorgeous bowl of soup- perfect for this cold weather!

  7. Maria
    01/11/2017 at 2:49 pm

    Looks so hearty and delicious!

  8. Dan
    01/12/2017 at 6:37 am

    Was wondering if you have a calorie count for the soup Thanks

    • Julie
      01/12/2017 at 6:59 am

      Unfortunately, no. There are many reasons as to why I don’t post nutritional information on my recipes, one of which is that I simply do not have the time to do this. Also, I’m not a registered dietician or nutritionist so for me to give any sort of nutritional information would be incorrect and inaccurate. There are also many differing factors when it comes to nutritional information and since I do not have the knowledge in this, I do not feel comfortable posting this sort of information. If you must have this information, there are many calculators out there (free and paid) that can help you with calculations. A simple Google search would pull up some of these calculators, but again, I’m not endorsing them as I do not know how accurate they may be.

  9. Sommer @aspicyperspective
    01/13/2017 at 9:26 am

    This is a bowl full of deliciousness!

  10. Gaby Dalkin
    01/15/2017 at 4:03 pm

    I could really use a dish like this during these chilly January days!!

  11. Barbara Ryan
    01/31/2017 at 9:27 am

    How many servings does this make?

    • Julie
      01/31/2017 at 4:22 pm

      Hi, sorry – I had it in there initially but I guess the recipe plugin I use doesn’t allow me to use dashes. It’s about 6 servings.

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