Tortellini Soup October 03 2016


Your entire family will enjoy this yummy soup.
Ingredients --
1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 lb. chicken sausage links
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 carrots, peeled and sliced
28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
4 c. low-sodium chicken broth
2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 lb. refrigerated cheese tortellini (two 9-oz. packages)
15 oz. can white beans
5 oz. baby spinach
Grated Parmesan, for garnish

DIRECTIONS --
In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook until tender and golden, 6 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high and add chicken sausage. Cook until sausage is golden, 4 minutes more. Stir in garlic and carrot slices.
Add crushed tomatoes, chicken broth, and red pepper flakes and season with salt and pepper.
Bring to a rolling simmer and add tortellini. Simmer 15 minutes.
Stir in white beans and spinach and cook until wilted, 2 minutes.
Garnish with Parmesan and serve.