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This hearty SLOW COOKER TUSCAN TORTELLINI SOUP will be a family favorite. Delicious & easy to make, you're simply going to love how easy it comes together.
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Slow Cooker Tuscan Tortellini Soup

This hearty Slow Cooker Tuscan Tortellini Soup will be a family favorite. Delicious & easy to make, you're simply going to love how easy it comes together.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 20 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 12
Calories: 355kcal
Author: Sandra

Ingredients

  • 3 28 ounce cans crushed tomatoes
  • 6 cups chicken broth if you like a less salty soup, use low sodium
  • 1 yellow onion finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet or spicy Italian sausage
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt to taste, I use 1 teaspoon
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cup kale roughly chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream or half-n-half milk would work too
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese plus more for topping
  • 9 ounce package THREE BRIDGES Triple Cheese Tortellini

Instructions

  • In a large pan add sausage, onion, and garlic. Roughly chop while the sausage is cooking and cook over medium-high heat until the sausage is completely cooked through; about 8-10 minutes. 
  • Once sausage is cooked remove from heat and drain excess grease if you desire.
  • In a 6 qt. slow cooker add chicken broth, crushed tomatoes, cooked sausage and all of the seasonings.
  • Add lid onto slow cooker and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low 4-5.
  • Add heavy cream, shredded parmesan cheese, and tortellini and cook for another 20 minutes.
  • Then add chopped kale and cook another 10 minutes.
  • Once cooked, serve and garnish with more cheese if you so desire.

Nutrition

Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 686mg | Potassium: 353mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1308IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 2mg