Sun-Dried Tomato Tortellini Soup

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Sun-Dried Tomato Tortellini SoupRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke and Celine Chenoweth
The dry-packed tomatoes rehydrate in this quickly made soup, eliminating the need to steep them.
6 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)

Ingredients

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1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup (1/4-inch-thick) slices carrot
2/3 cup chopped celery
2 garlic cloves, minced
5 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
2 cups water
1 1/4 cups sun-dried tomato halves, packed without oil, chopped (about 3 ounces)
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 bay leaf
3 cups fresh cheese tortellini (about 12 ounces)
1 cup chopped bok choy

Preparation

Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot, celery, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes. Add broth and next 5 ingredients (through bay leaf); bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Add pasta and bok choy; simmer 7 minutes or until pasta is done. Discard bay leaf.

Created date

August 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 256
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 8 g
Satfat 2.6 g
Monofat 3.9 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 12.1 g
Carbohydrate 33.9 g
Fiber 3.9 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 681 mg
Calcium 47 mg