Spinach Tortellini Soup Recipe

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Popeye had the right idea when he scarfed down cans of spinach to grow big and strong. This leafy vegetable is a highly nutrient dense power-food; packed full of vitamins, minerals, protein, dietary fiber and even omega-3 fatty acids it offers us dozens of health benefits. Increase your intake and help yourself to some of those benefits with this simple and delicious soup recipe!

Recipe: Spinach Tortellini Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 (49.5 oz) can of 99% fat free chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 ½ cups (10 oz) of frozen cheese tortellini
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper (or more, season to taste)
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder (or more, again season to taste)
  • Half a small onion, finely chopped or 1 whole scallion, finely chopped (omit if you don’t like onions—like Me)
  • 2 ½ cups of raw spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 ¼ cups Jimmy Dean’s 60% less fat turkey sausage crumbles (omit if you prefer no meat or try substituting seasoned ground beef or ground turkey)

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized pot bring the broth, pepper, garlic powder, onion or scallion, and sausage to a boil over medium high heat; once boiling cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Then add the tortellini and continue to boil an additional 5-10 minutes. Tortellini has finished cooking when it floats to the surface of the pot.
  3. At this time add the spinach, reduce heat to medium/medium low and simmer for 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat when spinach wilts but retains its bright green color.
  4. Serve and Enjoy!

Tips

  • Easily double recipe if you require additional servings.
  • For a complete meal serve alongside some fresh baked bread or a favorite artisan loaf, garlic toast or a compliment of crackers & cheese.
  • For meal versatility experiment with favored seasonings like basil and oregano, or add a can of diced tomatoes to the recipe and if you’re really ambitious try making your own tortellini from scratch at home!

Number of servings (yield): 4

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Ashley is a happily married stay at home mom to a beautiful little girl and a little boy. Ashley and her husband come from a small town and enjoy the simple pleasures in life, like GREAT FOOD. They love to try out new recipes and experiment in the kitchen together, but also enjoy reading, painting and photography.

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Comments

  1. This sounds really good. I have pinned the recipe to keep and to share. Thanks so much!

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