Brown sausage in a large skillet, remove from skillet.
Saute onions and garlic in sausage drippings until tender. Add beef broth, water, apple juice, tomatoes, carrots, basil, oregano, tomato sauce, sausage, zucchini, parsley and bell pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
Reduce heat, add tortellini and simmer covered for 10 minutes or until tortellini are tender. Sprinkle with parmesan.