Sausage and Tortellini Soup


Turkey sausage helps keep this soup low in calories and fat yet still hearty enough for lunch or dinner.

Sausage and Tortellini Soup
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 25 mins


  • 2 14.5 ounce cans Italian-style stewed tomatoes

  • 3 cup water

  • 2 cup loose-pack frozen cut green beans or Italian-style green beans

  • 1 10.5 ounce can condensed French onion soup

  • 8 ounce fully cooked smoked turkey sausage, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch slices

  • 2 cup packaged shredded cabbage with carrot (coleslaw mix)

  • 1 9 ounce package refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini

  • Shaved or shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. In a 4- or 5-quart slow cooker combine undrained tomatoes, water, frozen green beans, onion soup, and turkey sausage.

  2. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

  3. If using low-heat setting, turn slow cooker to high-heat setting. Stir cabbage and tortellini into soup. Cover; cook for 15 minutes more. Garnish soup with shavings of Parmesan cheese or shredded Parmesan cheese. Makes 10 to 12 servings.

For Easy Cleanup:

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

176 Calories
5g Fat
23g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 176
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 717mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 8.3mg 42%
Calcium 90.9mg 7%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 162mg 3%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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