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This hearty Italian Tortellini Soup makes a quick and delicious meatless meal for a busy weeknight.

Italian Tortellini Soup - a quick and easy meal for busy weeknights. Perfect for a meatless Lenten recipe.

I love that I can have this meal on the table in 20 minutes, and the pasta and vegetables make very filling.

Italian Tortellini Soup - a quick and easy meal for busy weeknights. Perfect for a meatless Lenten recipe.

My daughters are not big fans of tomatoes, so I wanted to make a tortellini soup that wasn’t tomato based.  I added cherry tomatoes at the end of the cooking time to add tomato flavor without having the tomatoes cook down like a sauce.  This worked well and my girls even had seconds of the soup!

Yield: 6

Italian Tortellini Soup

Italian Tortellini Soup

This hearty Italian Tortellini Soup makes a quick and delicious meatless meal for a busy weeknight.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 28 oz vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 12 oz package cheese tortellini
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 2 Tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat and mince the onion and pepper.
  2. Sautee the onion and pepper in the oil for 5 minutes to soften.
  3. Add the broth, salt and basil and bring to a boil.
  4. Slice the zucchini and add it and the tortellini to the sauce pan. Cook for 8-10 minutes or as directed on the tortellini package.
  5. Halve the cherry tomatoes.
  6. Remove the soup from the heat and stir in the cherry tomatoes and lemon juice. Let rest 5 minutes before serving, and sprinkle with Parmesean cheese if desired.

Notes

Nutrition facts are estimates.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 251Saturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 1002mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 3gSugar: 6gProtein: 10g

 

Italian Tortellini Soup - a quick and easy meal for busy weeknights. Perfect for a meatless Lenten recipe.

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By on February 12th, 2018

4 thoughts on “Italian Tortellini Soup”

  1. 5 stars
    You have so many delicious Winter recipes on your blog! I am always looking for slow cooker meals like soups and stews this time of the year!

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