Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup

Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup
  • Prep Time: 20 Min.
  • Cook Time: 30 Min.
  • Yield: 9 cups


  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 pound hot or sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 (14 1/2 oz.) can chicken broth
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (9 oz.) package refrigerated fresh cheese tortellini
  • 2 (12 oz.) can PET® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 (6 oz.) package baby spinach, coarsely chopped (6 cups)
  • grated Parmesan cheese


  • HEAT oil in Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium heat. Add crumbled sausage, onion and garlic. Cook and stir about 5 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in chicken broth. Add Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes.
  • ADD tortellini; simmer 3 minutes. Add evaporated milk. Bring to a simmer.
  • STIR in spinach. Simmer 5 minutes to blend flavors. Ladle into bowls. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Nutritional Information Per Serving

    Serving Size 1/9 of recipe, Calories Per Serving 350, Total Fat 19g, Calories From Fat 170g, Saturated Fat 8g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 55mg, Sodium 830mg, Carbohydrates 29g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugar 9g, Protein 16g;Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%, Calcium 30%, Vitamin C 10%, Iron 10%.

    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.