I’m super glad you liked it. Yes, sign me up to receive new recipes directly in my inbox. Just made it today. Do you have the ingredient adjustments if this is done in an Instant Pot? Simmer over medium heat for 10-15 minutes. Add in sausage mixture, butter, 2 cups shredded Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. And yes, it is a Zuppa Toscana copycat recipe! This can of course be lowered by adjusting the amount of cheese to your liking or using non-fat cream. Thank you! Thank you for posting this one it has earned a spot in the rotation! My Casual Pantry participates in the Amazon Affiliate program. WOW! Cooler weather is starting to set in and that means it’s officially soup season. This is always a huge hit every time I make it! Hi Nicole! I'm Abbey - the recipe developer, writer, and photographer behind My Casual Pantry. Stir in remaining shredded Mozzarella cheese. Add the tortellini and sausage and simmer for another 5 minutes. I updated the recipe card to include the full nutrition facts so if you have questions about any other amounts, you can find it at the bottom of the recipe! I'm so happy you found my food-loving corner of the world. Wishing I had a big bowl right now for lunch . While you could easily use any sort of pasta, I grabbed penne, my second choice would be medium shells. Easy family friendly recipes: dinner to dessert. Remove sausage with a slotted spoon and drain excess drippings from pot. And let me tell you, this soup makes enough to feed a crowd. I have to make it up on our next cold day! It does make quite a lot of soup as San has a big family. . My family loved it. We use ground sausage for most recipes! Optional:  At this point, if you prefer a smooth soup, you can blend the soup with an immersion blender before adding the sausage and pasta. Soup is definitely the best on cold days. What a great way to use the rind that’s usually overlooked. Add the tortellini and cooked sausage and simmer another 5 minutes. Either way it’s good. Cheese stringing off of the spoon makes my mouth automatically water every single time. Garnish with fresh basil. This Italian Soup is loaded with cheese, so obviously it is a favorite of mine. This is filling enough to be a meal all by itself. We have been having soup several times a week! This soup is calling my name! Made tonight. It definitely has been chilly out. Yes. This was AWESOME! Throwing just a few ingredients together, let it simmer and you have an incredible meal to serve, I love making this during busy weeknights for my family or take to a friend’s house for dinner, it is a nice change-up from lasagna or spaghetti. Start by browning the sausage, breaking it apart as it cooks. That looks sooooo good and flavorful, I can’t wait to try it! I love soup in the winter time always filling I love it more when they change up a bit thanks for sharing. Stir in the tomatoes and chicken broth. Hi Brenda! You can totally use pre-shredded/grated Mozzarella and Parmesan in this recipe. Creamy Italian Sausage Soup – hearty flavors pack this soup with all the comfort that is needed for cooler days. SO creamy and delicious! If using fresh tortellini, reduce simmer time by 1-2 minutes. I will cut the cheese at least in half the next time I make this. Once heated add sausage, onion, and garlic; cook until sausage is completely cooked through. That should work well! (Note 2) Stir in heavy cream and remaining tablespoon of butter. Look forward to hearing all the comments on how you enjoyed this soup! Filed Under: 30 Minute Meals, Featured, Main Dishes, Pasta, Recipes, Soups Tagged With: italian, soup, tomato. Then, add the tomato paste and cook another minute or two. I love using Italian seasoning and pepper to finish off the top of my bowl of Italian Soup, makes it look stunning and even more tasty. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. So glad you enjoyed the soup! Perfect dinner! Add those at the end, in the last hour of cooking, just to melt/heat them up. This adds silky richness to the soup. This recipe is insanely delicious. Add the tortellini and heat for 3-5 minutes. You can use pasta sauce with sausage, however you’ll find the soup won’t have as much sausage as in the recipe. Next time I will freeze half without the noodles in it and probably use smaller pasta. The more cheese a recipe has the more I love it. You can definitely freeze it for later! Oh wow, It looks insanely delicious. This has become a family favorite. The more cheese the merrier in my world too. Wish I had a bowl of this right now. Very filling and sooooooo good. I would like to prepare the soup the day before and store it in the crock pot over night. We definitely recommend salting your pasta water. Transfer the sausage to a paper towel-lined plate. My stepmother who always complains about my cooking ate 2 bowls of it! Creamy Italian Sausage Soup The most important thing about this soup is the pork. Yummy! I only used 1 cup of spaghetti sauce instead of a entire jar. There’s really nothing more comforting than a cozy bowl of soup served with crusty bread, crackers, or a grilled cheese sandwich. Bring to a gentle boil and reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes. Besides the cheese, my favorite thing about this soup recipe is how easy it is to make. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You will find recipes for casual and comfortable food using readily available ingredients. This sounds marvelous, just the kind of soup my family loves! I love to see what you are making. Thanks for letting us know how it turned out! We loved it! I’m so glad you like the recipe and get to share it! My whole family will love it! Another winning recipe – thank you! This soup looks so creamy and hearty!