Jalapeno Chicken Sausage and Tortellini Soup
Jalapeno Chicken Sausage and Tortellini Soup
Jalapeno Chicken Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Al Fresco Jalapeno Chicken Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Spicy sausage with a chicken broth base, a taste of wine, tomatoes, spinach, and cheese tortellini - delicious mixture!
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Cuisine: American
Servings: 6


  • 1 16 ounce package al fresco® All Natural Jalapeno Chicken Sausage
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 large cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 3 14 ounce cans low fat, low sodium chicken broth
  • 18 ounces refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh red tomatoes chopped
  • 2 cups packed baby spinach leaves


  • Heat Dutch oven with 1/2 tsp of oil to coat and saute chicken sausage until browned and internal heat is 165 degrees. Remove from pan and slice into small pieces and set aside.
  • While your sausage is cooking, mince your garlic cloves. Heat remaining oil in pan, add garlic and saute for 30 seconds, stir in wine and broth and bring to a boil.
  • Cook for about 2 minutes then add tortellini.
  • Simmer for another 5 minutes and then stir in spinach and tomato. Cook until the spinach wilts, about 2 minutes.
  • Return sauteed sausage pieces to the soup, cook for an additional 5 minutes.

About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.


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