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Tortellini Soup with Italian Sausage ( Quick Version )

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Tortellini Soup with Italian sausage ( Quick Version)
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author 2pots2cook


  • 1 cup Italian sausage removed from casings
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove quartered
  • 1 cup tomato salsa + 1 cup tomato paste
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 cups tortellini
  • 7 Tbsp heavy cream
  • Fresh basil leaves and grated cheese to garnish


  1. Put olive oil and Italian sausage into a medium sized pot and fry until meat becomes golden brown.
  2. Add garlic, tomato salsa and paste, water and salt to taste. Let it boil for 2 minutes.
  3. Add tortellini and cook as instructed on the tortellini package. My needed 8 minutes.
  4. At the end, add heavy cream, gently mix with spatula and let it boil for additional 1 – 2 minutes.
  5. Before serving, garnish with fresh basil leaves and grated cheese.