Soup- Tortellini

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

 

Tortellini Soup

 

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

Soup- Tortellini
 
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This recipe is from my quasi aunt Delanne Reiss of Chicago. My Dad's brother's wife's sister! Mom and I, Del and another "quasi", Peg Ragen, have vacationed a few times together. I first tasted this soup 30 years ago at Del's home.
Ingredients
  • 12 cups beef bullion
  • 2 cups red wine
  • 4-14½oz 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
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  • 3 cups of zucchini quartered and sliced
  • 8oz sliced fresh mushrooms
  • ½ cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 lb cooked hot (or mild depending on preferences) Italian sausage sliced into bite size pieces
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  • 2 8oz packages of the larger size cheese tortellini
Instructions
  1. Bring to a boil the first 11 ingredients, then lower heat and simmer ½ hour then add
  2. three cups of zucchini quartered and sliced, 8 oz sliced fresh mushrooms, ½ cup fresh chopped parsley and 1lb cooked hot (or mild depending on preferences) Italian sausage sliced into bite size pieces
  3. Simmer an additional 45 minutes then add 2-8oz packages of the larger size cheese tortellini
  4. Simmer another 45 minutes