In a large pot, combine sun dried tomatoes with a little of the oil, tomato paste, garlic, onion and carrots. Saute for about 3 minutes. Add in sugar, chicken broth, crushed tomatotes, salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
Puree soup with a hand immersion blender or a high speed blender (allow to cool somewhat)
Process until desired consistency is achieved.
Cook tortellini in some boiling water according to the directions on the package.
Add cream to soup and tortellini.
Garnish with parmesan and basil.
Sundried Tomato Tortellini Soup was originally written by Leigh Anne Wilkes at https://www.yourhomebasedmom.com/sundried-tomato-tortellini-soup/.