I do not claim this recipe as my own. I am simply sharing it on my blog for others to be able to find it. I like to have all the recipes I like in one place.

Sausage Tomato Tortellini Soup
Freezer Meal.
  1. 1 Lb ground Italian Sausage
  2. 24 oz jar of pasta sauce
  3. 15 oz can of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  4. 2.5 oz fresh baby spinach {about 3 handfuls}
  5. 1 Lb baby carrots {substitute with a bag of frozen peas and carrots}
  6. 1 Small onion, diced {substitute with 1/2 bag frozen chopped onion}
  7. 4 TSP chicken bullion granules
  8. 4 Cups of water {not needed until day of cooking}
  9. 19 oz bag of frozen tortellini {not needed until day of cooking}
  1. 1 gallon-sized plastic freezer bag
  1. Label your freezer bag with the name of the recipe, cooking instructions, and use-by-date {three months from when meal was prepped}.
  2. Add all ingredients except water and tortellini.
  3. Remove as much air as possible, seal and freeze up to three months.
  4. When ready to cook, thaw freezer bag overnight in refrigerator or in water in the morning and follow cooking directions.
  1. Add contents of freezer bag to crockpot.
  2. Add 4 cups of water.
  3. Cook on "low" 6- 8 hours, or until sausage is cooked through and carrots are soft.
  4. Add tortellini and cook for an additional 30 minutes.
  5. Break apart sausage.
  6. Serve with fresh-baked garlic bread.
  1. Double recipe to make two freezer meals.
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