Charlotte's Tortellini Soup

Charlotte's Tortellini Soup


"This is a hearty and spicy soup that goes with a crusty Italian bread and a side salad."


1 h 35 m servings 450 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 450 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 25.3 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.6g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 18.2 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 54 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 1664 mg
  • 67%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Brown sausage in pot; drain off fat. Add onions and saute until tender. Add carrots, celery, beef broth, red wine, tomatoes, ketchup, Italian seasoning, and garlic. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes. Skim away the fat from the soup.
  2. Stir in the zucchini, tortellini, red bell pepper, and parsley. (If you use fresh tortellini, cook them according to package directions.) Simmer, covered, for about 25-30 minutes or till the tortellini are tender. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cheese right before serving.
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  1. 76 Ratings


This was very good. I would definitely cut back on the ketchup in the future as it was a little too "sweet" tasting for me. Oh and I will add more liquid as the pasta absorbed a lot. Thanks for ...

This was the first and by far the finest recipe I have made off of this site. Whenever I've served it to my family or dinner guests it is always extremely well received. In fact, my Grandfathe...

Great recipe, great soup. Hubs and I both loved it. Super simple to make with most ingredients right at hand. I didn't measure precisely, just kind of threw everything together, but I did use...

This is one of our favourites. I did change a couple of things. I cook whole Italian sausages in the microwave; then slice them and brown them in a pan a bit. I do not add the zuchinni either. I...

I'm a beginner cook. The times I do cook, I have to have a recipe, and I normally follow it exactly. Edits: 1 lb sweet and spicy italian sausage (there was no fat to spoon off) Spinach and che...

This soup is a winner. I made it for a church Soup Supper and everyone raved about it. The ketchup is the "secret ingredient" that gives it some real punch and flavor. Rich and delicious, wit...

This soup turned out amazing! I used mild Italian sausage with casings removed. Based on some other comments I modified slightly. I used 8 cups of beef broth and only 1/2 cup of ketchup. I a...

This is one of the best soups I have ever had... this is going in my recipe box for sure! I ommited the red pepper and I used a quart size jar of my garden tomatoes (drained).. yum yum!! Can't...