- 6 (3.5 ounce) links sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
- 5 cups water
- 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes, with juice
- 2 teaspoons dried basil
- 1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
- 4 tomatoes, diced
- 2 cups cheese tortellini
- 3 cups shredded cabbage
In a large pot over medium high heat, saute the sausage for 5 minutes, or until browned and crumbly. Pour in the water, stewed tomatoes, basil, onion soup mix and fresh tomatoes.
Bring just to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in the tortellini and cabbage. Simmer for 10 more minutes.