Quick and Easy Tortellini Soup


1-16 ounce package sweet Italian Sausage

1 1/2 Tablespoon virgin olive oil

5 cloves garlic

1/2 cup white wine

3 (14 ounce) cans low fat, low sodium chicken broth

 18 ounce refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini

1 1/4 cup fresh chopped  tomatoes

1 cup fresh spinach leaves


1.  Heat Dutch oven with 1/2 tsp of oil to coat and saute sausage until browned and internal heat is 165 degrees. Remove from pan and slice into small pieces and set aside.

2 .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. Cook for another 5 minutes and then stir in spinach and tomato. Cook until the spinach wilts, 2 minutes.

3.  Return sauteed sausage pieces to the soup, cook for an additional 5 minutes.