Tortellini Minestrone Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds Italian sausage
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (16 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, cut into pieces
  • 2 cups thinly sliced carrots
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ¾ cup dry red wine
  • 1 (9 ounce) package refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups thinly sliced zucchini
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Heat a Dutch oven or large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir sausage in the Dutch oven until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until onion is tender, 5 to 10 minutes.

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  • Step 2

    Stir chicken broth, tomatoes, carrots, celery, ketchup, and red wine into sausage mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until carrots and celery are tender, about 30 minutes. Add tortellini and zucchini to the soup and cover; simmer until zucchini are tender, 25 to 30 more minutes. Ladle soup into serving bowls and top with Parmesan cheese.

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