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Hearty Pasta Tomato Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Hearty Pasta Tomato Soup, by , is from Kostelyk Family Cookbook: Only Good Stuff!, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jennifer Kostelyk
Added: Saturday, October 25, 2008


1 pound bulk Italian sausage
6 c. beef broth
1 large can chopped stewed tomatoes
1 small can tomato sauce
2 c. sliced zucchini
1 onion, chopped
1 c. sliced carrots
1 c. sliced fresh mushrooms
1 med. Green bell pepper, chopped
1/4 c. minced fresh parsley
2 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. basil
1 garlic clove, minced
2 c. frozen cheese tortellini
Grated Parmesan cheese (for topping)


In a skillet, cook sausage until no longer pink. Drain. Transfer to a large crockpot. Add everything else except tortellini and Parmesan cheese. Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours (or low 7-8 hours) or until vegetables are tender. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain. Add to crockpot. Serve with Parmesan cheese on top. Great with French bread.




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