Slow-Cooker Beef-Tortellini Soup

Irresistible aromas come from a beefy soup that's been brewin' without as much as a stir.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 45 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb beef stew meat
1
large onion, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
large carrot, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
teaspoons sugar
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
2
cans (10 1/2 oz each) condensed beef consommé
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
cups frozen cheese-filled tortellini
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen cut green beans
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, add beef, onion, carrot, celery, garlic, sugar, tomatoes and beef consommé in order listed.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 3 About 25 minutes before serving, stir in basil, frozen tortellini and green beans. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 25 minutes or until beans are tender.

Expert Tips

Use any flavor of filled frozen pasta. Just make sure the pieces are bite-size.

Add hot garlic bread for an easy meal.

Top each serving with a teaspoon of basil pesto.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
790mg
790%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.