From the kitchen of Joan Knewasser.  Sausage,
tortellini and spinach in a tomato beef broth.
In a large saucepan:
4 sweet or hot  Italian sausages (casings
removed)
Crumble meat and cook until browned.

Add:
28 oz can diced tomatoes w/ basil & oregano
15 oz can plain diced tomatoes
15 oz can reduced sodium beef broth
Cover & simmer 10-20  minutes.

Add:
2-3 c fresh chopped spinach
2 c dry tortellini, any flavor
Simmer until spinach wilts & tortellini are cooked.

Serve sprinkled with
Parmesan.
"The best way to prepare for life is
to begin to live."
Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup
Oops.  Forgot to sprinkle with parmesan before taking the
photo.
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