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Easy Tomato Basil Soup With Chicken Sausage and Cheese Tortellini

  • Author: Julie
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

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Ingredients

  • 3 chicken sausage links
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 of an onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 teaspoons Better Than Bullion Chicken Base
  • 26 ounce jar of marinara
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 9 ounce package fresh cheese tortellini
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped basil

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, brown chicken sausage over medium high heat, breaking it up with a wooden spoon as it cooks.
  2. When chicken sausage is browned, add butter and onions. Stir them occasionally, and cook for 3 minutes or onions are translucent and soft,
  3. Add garlic and cook 1 more minute, being careful not to burn the garlic.
  4. Add 4 cups of water and chicken base. Stir to dissolve.
  5. Stir in marinara and sugar.
  6. Bring to a gentle boil, and add tortellini. Gently boil for 7 minutes, and then turn heat to low.
  7. Stir in heavy cream and basil, and serve.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Serving
  • Calories: 329
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Sodium: 1134mg
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5.7g
  • Trans Fat: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Fiber: 3.5g
  • Protein: 16g
  • Cholesterol: 55mg