Hearty Tortellini Soup

Hearty Tortellini Soup

Course: Lunch, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: tortellini soup, soup, Italian Soup
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 10
Calories: 287
Author: Laureen King
This hearty Tortellini soup is loaded with vegetables, ground beef, sausage and tortellini simmered in a savoury broth.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef
  • 2 links mild Italian sausage sliced
  • 1 can (28oz) tomatoes undrained, coarsely chopped
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 1 can (14oz) red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups cabbage chopped
  • 1 cup green beans
  • 1 cup diced, unpeeled zucchini
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 2 cups cheese filled tortellini fresh or frozen
  • 2 cups fresh spinach shredded
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • In large pot, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Add onions, celery, carrots and garlic. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in ground beef and sausage. Cook until beef is no longer pink.
  • Stir in tomatoes, beef stock, kidney beans, cabbage, green beans, zucchini, sugar, basil, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer covered for 30 minutes.
  • Stir in red wine, tortellini and spinach. 
  • Cook uncovered for 20 minutes or until pasta is tender but firm.
  • Taste, adjusting seasoning.
  • Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with parmesan cheese

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Nutrition

Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 931mg | Potassium: 599mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2900IU | Vitamin C: 13.3mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 2.8mg