It’s definitely soup season. This recipe, using pre-made tortellini, is wonderfully easy and will warm you up.
Tortellini Tomato Spinach Soup
Serves 4 – 6
1 Tbs olive oil
½ cup minced onions (about ½ small onion)
1 garlic cloves, minced
4 -6 cups chicken broth or 4 -6 cups vegetable broth
1 (14 oz) cans whole tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1 (9 oz) packages fresh tortellini or 1 (9 ounce) packages dried tortellini
cracked black pepper
10 oz fresh spinach or 10 ounces frozen spinach, defrosted and chopped
¼ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese (optional)
In a soup pot, heat olive oil over medium high heat.
Sauté the onion and garlic, stirring often until onions are translucent, about 5 to 7 minutes.
Add broth and the tomatoes, turn heat up to high, and bring to a boil.
Add the tortellini and cook according to package instructions.
When tortellini is almost done, add spinach and taste, adjusting seasonings with salt and pepper.
Serve immediately. Garnish each serving with a sprinkling of Parmesan.