Recipe by al fresco all natural
"Italian chicken sausage is simmered with wine, broth, tomatoes, spinach and tortellini for this hearty, Italian-inspired favorite."
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1 (16 ounce) package
al fresco® All Natural Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage
1 1/2 tablespoons
extra virgin olive oil
3 (14 ounce) cans
low fat, low sodium chicken broth
refrigerated cheese tortellini
1 1/4 cups
fresh red tomatoes, chopped
baby spinach leaves
This is perfect for a chilly night and a movie. It's great as is, but I prefer heartier and spicy meals, so I add sliced carrots, mushrooms, diced onion and seasonings (sea salt, black pepper, basil and dried Mexico Chile pepper).
I was disappointed in the spices in this recipe. I expected more of an Italian flavor. But it was fine otherwise, and good leftovers - I made half the recipe and it was plenty for my husband and toddler, and we had leftovers.
This was the best tasting soup I have ever made!!! I even cheated by using a can of diced tomatoes and it was still amazing!!!!
Easy, economical, and delicious. I used a 13 ounce bag of frozen tortellini(plus an extra cup of water), a can of diced tomatoes in place of fresh, and 10 ounces of fresh spinach roughly chopped. Big, big hit.
This was awesome. The only things I did different was use my favorite sausage, (HEB brand chicken, spinach and feta cheese) and I added some red pepper flakes. This was so good. Thanks for sharing.
Love this soup! Easy to make and healthy! This is my boyfriends favorite soup now, and he asks me to make it all the time. I used canned petite diced tomatoes and it still comes out great. I also use a different sausage...an italian turkey sausage that doesn't have fennel seeds, since 'ive never liked them. i also remove the casings from the sausage before cooking, since i found they tend to fall off in the soup. i don't add anything extra, since all of these flavors just work so well together!
Just made this dish tonight and it was delicious! My husband loved it. I will definitely be making this dish again. I made one small revision by adding some fresh green onion.
This was amazing. My children loved it. I had to use regular italian sausage because thats all I could find, However, I know the chicken or turkey kind taste just as good to me. I left out the wine because my kids don't like that flavor in cooking. Wish I could have used it though. I did add a pinch of red pepper flakes, and used a can of diced tomatoes instead. This is a keeper though. next time I hope i can find the turkey italian sausage.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage and Tortellini Soup
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 85
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