TORTELLINI TANTALIZING SOUP

Published on: 03/30/2021
creamy tortellini soup
creamy tortellini soup

TORTELLINI TANTALIZING SOUP

Simple and flavorful soup with tortellini, turkey sausage and spinach, creating a balanced meal in a bowl! The adobe pepper adds tasty kick that all comes together in about 30 minutes.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course, Soup
Servings 4

Equipment

  • dutch oven or large soup pot

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound turkey sausage casings removed, chopped (substitute veggie sausage or a lean meat-based one, if desired)
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3-4 garlic cloves minced (or 3 tablespoons if using pre-minced)
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped chipotle pepper in adobo sauce save the rest of the can in a container in the fridge — always a yummy, kickin’ addition
  • 48 ounces chicken broth low sodium
  • 3/4 cup evaporated nonfat milk substitute non-dairy, if desired
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil + 3 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 10-oz package fresh tortellini
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves chopped
  • Optional topping: Parmesan cheese freshly grated

Instructions
 

  • Place a dutch oven or large soup pot over medium heat. Add the sausage and cook about 8 minutes, or until browned.
  • Add chopped onion and garlic. Sauté for about 5 minutes, or until onion is slightly browned.
  • Add chipotle pepper to mixture, incorporating into the sausage, onion and garlic.
  • Add chicken stock, evaporated milk and dried basil. Bring to a simmer and add tortellini. Cook for 5–10 minutes or until tortellini is tender and floats to the top.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the spinach. Let spinach wilt. Ladle into 4 soup bowls. Top with a sprinkle of fresh basil and Parmesan cheese, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Notes

Serve with a side salad or other non-starchy veggies, like the BBQ Brussels.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




MEET THE AUTHOR
Jacqui portrait

With a longstanding dedication to healthy cooking and eating, I promote nutrition with a rebellious twist: the belief that perfection is not required for success on your wellness journey. 

Learn More

VIEW CATEGORIES
DOWNLOAD MY FREE MEAL PLANNING GUIDE 
Jacqui portrait

Unique Insights and Tools for Meal Planning Harmony

Download the free guide

VIEW RECENT POSTS

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This