Italian Tortellini Soup

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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.

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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!

4.80 from 5 votes

Italian Tortellini Soup

Published By Anne
This hearty Italian Tortellini Soup makes a quick and delicious meatless meal for a busy weeknight.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings: 6
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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

  • Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat and mince the onion and pepper.
    1 Tablespoon olive oil, 1 onion, 1 yellow pepper
  • Sautee the onion and pepper in the oil for 5 minutes to soften.
  • Add the broth, salt and basil and bring to a boil.
    28 oz vegetable broth, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon basil
  • 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.
    1 zucchini, 1 12 oz package cheese tortellini
  • Halve the cherry tomatoes.
    1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 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.
    2 Tablespoon lemon juice

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Nutrition Information

Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 1002mg | Potassium: 331mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 774IU | Vitamin C: 64mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition facts are estimates.

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

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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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