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Tortellini Soup

November 8, 2022

Hey everybody! Thanks for stopping in.

I’m going to share a recipe I have made for years in some form or fashion. This tortellini soup is easy, delicious, nutritious and can be changed up according to your wishes and taste buds.

You can make it as the recipe states or add roasted and diced chicken, sweet Italian sausage or both. You can also fix with cheese ravioli or penne if you don’t like cheese.

There are a lot of recipes out there for a soup like this and this one is my tried and true recipe. I make it almost every week in the winter. Barry and Marshall love love love it and I just made it for a girls night in and it was a hit there, too. Throw this together and serve it with a bottle of wine and some artisan bread and you have a fantastic meal.

Aliceson’s Tortellini Soup

1-2 tablespoons olive oil

1 cup diced onion

3 cloves garlic, minced 

Fresh Rosemary to taste (I used probably a teaspoon - don’t want it soapy!)

Fresh basil to taste

1 28-oz can crushed tomatoes

1 15-oz can diced tomatoes

3 cups chicken broth

1 cup heavy (whipping) cream

1 cup torn fresh spinach leaves

Refrigerated cheese tortellini (just throw in however much your family likes. When I make this for kids I throw in more because carbs don’t stay on their hips like mine! I generally use 10 oz of tortellini)

Grated Parmesan cheese

Salt, fresh basil, rosemary and Italian herbs to taste (I use a Lot of herbs)

Sauté the onions in olive oil until translucent (about 5 minutes) and then add the garlic and sauté until fragrant (don’t burn the garlic! About 1 minute will do). Add the tomatoes, broth and cream and simmer for 20 minutes. If you’re eating the soup that day add the tortellini and cook for 10 minutes. Add the spinach and cook for 1-2 minutes to wilt. Taste the soup and season accordingly. 

*******if you’re not eating the soup that day and you want to save it, prepare the tortellini separately per the package and store separately (it will soak up all the liquid in the soup!)*****

That’s it! It’s fairly simple and will come together in about 30 minutes total.

I hope you’ll try it and let me know how you like it. Please tag us on social media to let me know.


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