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One-Pot Tortellini Soup

This one-pot tortellini soup is the perfect weeknight meal. Cheese tortellini and spicy Italian sausage in a creamy, flavorful tomato base. This soup comes together in about 30 minutes and requires just a handful of ingredients. The perfect comfort meal for fall, serve with crusty sourdough bread, fresh basil, and shredded parmesan cheese.

Highlights of this one-pot soup recipe:

  • One-pot recipe
  • Cozy and comforting
  • Can be customized, great way to clean out the fridge
  • Family favorite
  • Hearty soup loaded with fresh veggies
  • Lots of fun topping ideas

Grocery Store List and Substitutions:

  • A little Olive oil
  • White onion (or substitute yellow or red onion)
  • Garlic cloves, minced
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper or white pepper
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder
  • White wine
  • Italian sausage, could substitute ground beef
  • Canned diced tomatoes
  • Vegetable stock, could substitute beef stock
  • Marinara sauce
  • Refrigerated cheese tortellini, or any flavor of tortellini
  • Heavy cream, could substitute whole milk or half & half
  • Fresh basil

This soup is loaded with hearty flavors from the onion, garlic, and fresh basil. Store-bought cheese tortellini is a great quick way to add to this soup!

Tools I used for this one-pot tortellini soup recipe:

  • Le Creuset 5 1/2-Qt. Dutch Oven – enamel cast iron is great to stop the tortellini from sticking and this pot is large enough so nothing boils over
  • Wooden Spoons – perfect for sautéing and mixing
  • Can openera good can opener is a must, this one has stayed sharp for me for a while

A bowl of this hearty tortellini soup is perfect for a cozy night in, serve a big bowl with some crusty bread and fresh shaved cheese!

If you like this one-pot tortellini soup, you’ll love these other easy soups…

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Easy Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup Recipe

One-Pot Lasagna Soup

How can I make my soup more creamy?

Adding in additional heavy cream or half and half can add extra creaminess. Whole milk can be added as well or mix in a little shredded cheese.

Variations & Topping ideas:

  • Shaved parmesan cheese or asiago cheese
  • Fresh basil, oregano, or thyme
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Use ground chicken or turkey
  • Serve with crusty bread or ciabatta
  • Top with a dollop of ricotta
  • Use beef or veggie tortellini

Quick steps:

  • Saute onion and garlic, deglaze pan
  • Add in sausage or beef, season, and brown
  • Add in tomatoes, sauce, and stock
  • Simmer
  • Add in tortellini and cook until tender
  • Serve immediately

Instructions for the tortellini soup:

In a large stock pot or Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add in the diced onion, sauté for 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Add in the minced garlic and sauté for another 1-2 minutes. Deglaze the pan with the while wine.

Add the ground Italian sausage and brown for 4-5 minutes until almost fully cooked. Add in the diced tomatoes, stock, and marinara. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add in the cheese tortellini and reduce the heat to medium. Cover and simmer for 4-5 minutes.

Stir in the heavy cream, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Serve topped with fresh basil and shredded parmesan cheese.

*Leftover soup can be stored in an airtight container for 3-4 days. If the soup get’s to thick while reheating add in a bit or water or stock to thin out.

One Pot Tortellini Soup

5 from 3 votes
Course: Dinner, Soup
Keyword: One-pot, Soup, Tomato, Tortellini, Weeknight Dinner
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 451kcal
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Equipment:

  • Dutch Oven

Ingredients:  

  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 medium White onion, finely diced
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup White wine
  • 1 lb. Italian sausage, ground, or use ground beef
  • 1 14.5 oz. Can diced tomatoes
  • 32 oz Vegetable Stock
  • 1 24 oz. Jar marinara Sauce
  • 16 oz. Refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • Fresh basil and shredded cheese for garnish

Instructions:

  • In a large stock pot or Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add in the diced onion, sauté for 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Add in the minced garlic and sauté for another 1-2 minutes. Deglaze the pan with the white wine.
  • Add the ground Italian sausage and brown for 4-5 minutes until almost fully cooked. Add in the diced tomatoes, stock, and marinara. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add in the cheese tortellini and reduce the heat to medium. Cover and simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  • Stir in the heavy cream, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Serve topped with fresh basil and shredded parmesan cheese.

Nutrition:

Serving: 1 servingCalories: 451 kcalCarbohydrates: 30 gProtein: 18 gFat: 28 gSaturated Fat: 11 gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3 gMonounsaturated Fat: 10 gCholesterol: 81 mgSodium: 1462 mgPotassium: 209 mgFiber: 3 gSugar: 4 gVitamin A: 549 IUVitamin C: 3 mgCalcium: 111 mgIron: 2 mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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