Aimee Davis, of Louisville, Tenn., serves this hearty soup to warm the insides of her 4-year-old son, Robert Moore Davis.
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, chopped
4 or 5 garlic cloves, crushed
5 or 6 Italian sausages (hot, mild, or sweet)
1 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. rosemary
½ tsp. basil
2 cans stewed tomatoes
6 cups chicken broth
1 bag (about 12 oz.) fresh pre-washed spinach, chopped
1 package fresh or frozen tortellini
Parmesan cheese, to taste
Salt and pepper, to taste
Brown onion, garlic, and sausage in olive oil. Drain oil.
Add oregano, rosemary, basil, tomatoes, and chicken broth. Simmer for up to 1 hour.
Just before you serve, turn off heat, add tortellini and spinach, and cover for about 8-10 minutes.
Garnish with Parmesan cheese.
Season with salt and pepper.