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Spinach, Sausage and Tortellini Soup - a delicious flavorful soup with italian sausage, cheese tortellini and spinach

Spinach, Sausage and Tortellini Soup

A light yet full of flavor soup that combines Italian sausage, cheese tortellini pasta, and spinach to make a delectable hearty meal. 

Course Main Course
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb mild italian sausage
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 celery sticks chopped
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 package cheese tortellini
  • salt and pepper to your preference


  1. In a medium skillet, add olive oil and sausage. Cook until brown, approx 6-8 minutes. Then add to slow cooker. 

  2. In your slow cooker, add onion, celery, garlic, chicken stock, and seasonings. Cook 5-6 on low or 2-3 on high

  3. Add in tortellini and spinach until spinach is wilted approx 15 mins on low and 5 mins on high. Season with salt and pepper and serve. 

Recipe Notes

If tortellini is frozen, it may take longer than specified.