Italian Tortellini Soup
1 lb. ground sausage (I use sweet)
2 C. water
32 oz. chicken broth
13 oz. bag frozen cheese tortellini
14 1/2 oz. can diced tomatoes
3/4 t. dried basil
Salt & pepper
Cook the sausage until it's no longer pink, drain fat if necessary. Add sausage, tomatoes, water, & spices to a large pot. Bring to a boil; add the tortellini, cooking on medium heat for 7-8 minutes. Then add the spinach. Usually I chop it, but tonight I'm too crabby, so I just dumped the whole bag in there. Cook for another 2-3 minutes or until the spinach is wilted. Serve with bread & butter; dinner is done!
I've also tried this with some red pepper flakes sprinkled in, and it gives it a great kick! The leftovers (if there are any), are even better the next day!