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Quick Tortellini Spinach Soup

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 17 mins
Yield 6 (1-cup) servings.

Ingredients

  • 3 (14 1/4-ounce) cans no-salt-added chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped carrot
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (about 2 cloves)
  • 1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini, uncooked
  • 2 cups loosely packed, coarsely chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions (about 2 large)
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheeseprep: 10 minutes; cook: 17 minutes

Nutrition Information

  • calories 186
  • caloriesfromfat 21 %
  • fat 4.3 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 9.2 g
  • carbohydrate 24.3 g
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • cholesterol 23 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 321 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes.

  2. Return to a boil; add tortellini, and cook 5 minutes. Add spinach and green onions; reduce heat, and simmer 2 to 3 minutes. Ladle into individual soup bowls; sprinkle soup evenly with cheese.

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