This hearty soup is reminiscent of the Italian classic minestrone. Though minestrone traditionally uses macaroni, we've substituted fresh cheese tortellini for better flavor and to speed preparation. Serve with a tossed spinach salad to round out the meal.Prep: 1 minute; Cook: 14 minutes

Recipe by Oxmoor House April 2009

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Recipe Summary

prep:
1 min
cook:
14 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 6 ingredients in a 4-quart saucepan; cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Add pasta; reduce heat to medium. Cook, partially covered, 7 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender. Stir in cheese.

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Nutrition Facts

201 calories; calories from fat 18%; fat 4g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 0.7g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 10.3g; carbohydrates 31.3g; fiber 5.4g; cholesterol 11mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 920mg; calcium 66mg.
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