If sausage is in casing, remove casing. In 5 quart Dutch oven, brown sausage. Remove sausage from pan. saute onions and garlic in reserved drippings until onions are tender. Add broth, water, wine, tomatoes, carrots, basil, oregano, tomato sauce and sausage. Bring to boil. Reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 30 minutes. Skim fat from soup. Stir in zucchini, tortellini, parsley and green pepper. Simmer covered 35 to 40 minutes or until tortellini are tender. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top of each serving.
Gumbos, Soups, Chowders
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana