Soup- Tortellini

Posted by on Feb 25, 2010 in Recipes | Comments Off

Gracehill Bed and Breakfast, Townsend, TN

Tortellini Soup

Tortellini Soup w/ fresh grated Romano Cheese on top

12 cups beef bullion
2 cups red wine
4-14 1/2oz cans of tomatoes (salt free)
2-8oz cans tomato sauce (salt free)
2 cups onions chopped
2 cups carrots sliced
4 cloves garlic minced
1 t dried basil
1 t lemon pepper
1 t dried oregano
1 green pepper chopped

Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer ½ hour then add-

As you can see this single batch recipe makes a boat load.

As you can see, this single batch recipe makes a boat load.

3 cups of zucchini quartered and sliced
8 oz sliced fresh mushrooms
½ cup fresh chopped parsley
1 lb cooked hot (or mild depending on preferences) Italian sausage sliced into bite size pieces

Simmer an additional 45 minutes then add-

2-8oz packages of the larger size cheese tortellini

Simmer additional 45 minutes

Wonderful served with a salad and garlic French bread!  This recipe is from my quasi aunt Delanne Reiss.  My Dad’s brother’s wife’s sister!  Mom and I, Del and another “quasi”, Peg Ragen, have vacationed a few times together but I first tasted this soup 30 years ago at Del’s home.