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Easy Tortellini Soup

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Prep time:
15 minutes

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Cook time:
7-9 minutes

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Servings:
Makes 6 (1 1/2-cup) servings

Prep Tip: If you don’t have diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, substitute one can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes plus 1/2 teaspoon dried basil (or oregano leaves) and 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder.

For a change of pace: Sprinkle each serving with a little grated Parmesan cheese before serving.

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Easy Tortellini Soup

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Tender spinach and carrots team with cheese tortellini in this Italian-inspired soup. Serve it piping hot for a quick and hearty supper.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pound ground turkey or ground chicken
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 carton (4 cups) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups (or 1/2 of 20 oz. pkg.) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves or chopped zucchini

Directions:

  1. In large saucepan, cook ground turkey or chicken, carrots and onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink, stirring frequently to break meat into bite-sized pieces. Drain off any fat, carefully keeping meat and vegetables in saucepan and pouring off any liquid.
  1. Stir tomato paste into meat mixture. Cook and stir for 1 minute.
  1. Stir broth, undrained tomatoes and pepper into mixture in saucepan. Bring to boiling over high heat.
  1. Stir in tortellini. Return to boiling. Reduce heat slightly.
  1. Gently boil, uncovered, for 7 to 9 minutes or until tortellini is nearly tender.
  1. Stir in spinach leaves or zucchini. Ladle into 6 serving bowls.

Prep Tip: If you don’t have diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, substitute one can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes plus 1/2 teaspoon dried basil (or oregano leaves) and 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder.

For a change of pace: Sprinkle each serving with a little grated Parmesan cheese before serving.

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Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
15 minutes

Kitchen Timer

Cook time:
7-9 minutes

Fork

Servings:
Makes 6 (1 1/2-cup) servings