White Bean, Turkey Sausage, and Tortellini Soup
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Votes: 4
Rating: 3.75
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Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Difficulty Medium
Browse Category Soups, Stews & Broths
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Beans, Sausage, Tortellini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 29 minutes
Servings
12 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 pound mild turkey Italian sausage casings removed
  • 4 cups Water
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth lower-sodium, fat-free
  • 1 pound navy beans dry
  • 1 cup fennel bulb chopped
  • 1 teaspoon oregano fresh chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups red bell pepper diced
  • 9 ounce three-cheese tortellini fresh, 1 package
  • 3 cups arugula
  • 1/4 cup pesto reduced-fat, refrigerated
Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Difficulty Medium
Browse Category Soups, Stews & Broths
Duration 30-60 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Beans, Sausage, Tortellini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 29 minutes
Servings
12 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 pound mild turkey Italian sausage casings removed
  • 4 cups Water
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth lower-sodium, fat-free
  • 1 pound navy beans dry
  • 1 cup fennel bulb chopped
  • 1 teaspoon oregano fresh chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups red bell pepper diced
  • 9 ounce three-cheese tortellini fresh, 1 package
  • 3 cups arugula
  • 1/4 cup pesto reduced-fat, refrigerated
Votes: 4
Rating: 3.75
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Instructions
  1. Press [Sauté] mode on the Instant Pot, and use [Adjust] to select “More” mode. When the word “Hot” appears, swirl in oil. Add sausage, and cook with the lid open for 6 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Drain sausage, and set aside.
  2. Add 4 1/2 cups water and broth to cooker, scraping cooker to loosen browned bits.
  3. Sort and wash beans. Add beans, fennel, and oregano to cooker. Close and lock the lid of the Instant Pot. Turn the steam release handle to “Sealing” position. Turn cooker off. Press [Manual]; select “High Pressure,” and use [-] or [+] to choose 29 minutes pressure cooking time. When time is up, turn cooker off. Open the cooker using Natural Pressure Release.
  4. With lid off, press [Sauté], and use [Adjust] to select “More” mode. When mixture comes to a boil, stir in cooked sausage, bell pepper, and tortellini.
  5. When mixture returns to a boil, turn cooker off. Press [Sauté], and use [Adjust] to select “Normal” mode. Simmer 7 minutes or until tortellini is done.
  6. Ladle soup into 12 bowls; top with arugula and pesto. Enjoy!
2 replies
  1. Jameeleon
    Jameeleon says:

    This was delicious! New favorite soup! I didnt do the pesto and used 2 teaspoons of Italian seasonibg instead of just oragano! Will definately need salt and pepper to taste! But soooooo good!

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