Pepperoni Pizza Soup with Tortellini

remove casings from sausages, chop into smaller pieces

finely chop the onion

mince the garlic

dice the bell pepper

heat oil in a large pot, add pepperoni

cook until crispy, remove from pot

add bell pepper, cook for 5 minutes

add Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, onion and garlic

cook for 2 minutes

add Italian sausage, cook until it starts to brown

stir in tomato paste

add chicken broth and puréed tomatoes, bring to a boil

simmer for 10 minutes

add tortellini, cook for 3 minutes

stir in Parmesan

top with pepperoni, mozzarella and red pepper flakes