Tortellini, Sausage, and Kale Soup

  • Prep 5 mins
  • Total 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

This creamy, hearty soup is the perfect one-pot dinner for a chilly winter night, and it’s ready in just 30 minutes!

Tip: Swap out Italian sausage for plant-based meat to make this dish vegetarian.


  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy

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  • 1 pound ground mild Italian sausage
  • 1 cup white onion, chopped fine
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled, minced
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 can (14 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 bunch kale, stemmed, chopped
  • 1 bag (10 ounces) fresh tortellini
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)


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  • Step 1

    Heat Ninja PossiblePot over medium-high heat. Add sausage, onions, and garlic and sauté until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add chicken stock, crushed tomatoes, and tomato paste. Mix until fully combined. Bring to a boil, add salt, and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Add in kale, tortellini, and heavy cream. Simmer uncovered for 3-5 minutes until kale is wilted and pasta is tender.

  • Step 4

    When cooking is complete, serve with Parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes as desired.