Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage & Tortellini Soup

Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage & Tortellini Soup

By The Kitchen of al fresco

"With only 20 minutes, you can make this healthy and wholesome soup to serve up as the perfect warming dinner."

Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage & Tortellini Soup

Servings: 12
What you’ll need:

1 12 oz pkg al fresco Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage

1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

5 fresh garlic cloves

1/2 cup white wine

42 oz low fat, unsalted chicken broth

18 oz Three cheese tortellini, refrigerated

1 1/4 cup fresh red tomatoes, chopped

6 oz fresh baby spinach, washed

1 tbsp unsalted butter

  • Heat Dutch oven with 1/2 tsp of oil to coat and sauté chicken sausage until browned and internal temperature is 165 degrees F.
  • Remove from pan and slice into small pieces and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, finely mince the garlic cloves.
  • Heat remaining oil in pan, add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds, stir in wine and broth and bring to a boil.
  • Cook for about 2 minutes then add tortellini.
  • Cook for another 5 minutes and then stir in spinach and tomato. Cook until the spinach wilts, 2 minutes.
  • Return sautéd sausage pieces to the soup, cook for an additional 5 minutes add the butter and serve when butter is melted.