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A white bowl filled with Sausage Cheese Tortellini Soup with fresh bread and a block of Parmesan cheese in the background

Sausage Cheese Tortellini Soup


This Sausage Cheese Tortellini Soup with is the perfect solution for busy evenings when you crave a hearty and satisfying meal without spending hours in the kitchen. Packed with bold flavors and simple ingredients, this tortellini soup will become a family favorite in no time.


  • 1 pound hot sausage
  • 16-ounces frozen or refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 white onion, minced
  • 1 large celery stock, minced
  • 1 large carrot, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 small Parmesan rind (optional)
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese, for garnish


  1. In a large pot, cook the hot Italian sausage over medium-high heat, breaking it into crumbles until it’s browned and almost cooked through. Remove any excess fat.
  2. Add in the minced garlic, onions, carrots and celery. Allow the vegetables to soften for about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the halved cherry tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Continue to cook for another 5 minutes until the tomatoes start to break down.
  4. Season with Italian seasoning.
  5. Pour in the chicken broth. Add in the bay leaves and Parmesan rind. Allow to simmer for about 5 minutes (a bit longer if you have the time). Turn up the heat to a heavy simmer.
  6. Add the store-bought tortellini and cook for an additional 2 -3 minutes.
  7. Remove the bay leaves and Parmesan rind.
  8. Pour in the heavy whipping cream and stir in the fresh spinach leaves and let them wilt into the soup.
  9. Serve the Sausage Cheese Tortellini Soup hot, garnished with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
  10. ENJOY!

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  • substitute the hot sausage with mild or sweet Italian sausage, ground beef, ground turkey or a plant-based alternative.
  • choose sausage in casing over bulk, just be sure to remove the casing
  • cherry tomatoes can be substituted with a large can of crushed or diced tomatoes
  • replace the heavy cream with a 1/2 cup of additional chicken stock
  • kale is a great replacement for the spinach
  • see post for additional notes and tips
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Soup, Dinner
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: American

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