Tortellini Soup

Those fun-filled noodles take center stage in this flavorful soup. The taste will remind you of chicken noodle with a cheese twist.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
garlic cloves, finely chopped
2
medium celery stalks, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium carrot, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
2
cartons (32 oz each) Progresso™ chicken broth (8 cups)
4
cups water
2
packages (9 oz each) dried cheese-filled tortellini
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
teaspoon freshly grated whole nutmeg
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Melt butter in 6-quart Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Cover and cook garlic, celery, carrot and onion in butter 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in broth and water. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Stir in tortellini. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tortellini are tender.
  • 3 Stir in parsley, pepper and nutmeg. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Top each serving with cheese.

Expert Tips

For a pretty color contrast, try using half spinach and half plain tortellini.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
1180mg
1180%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.