Cold snowy nights in Ohio call for great tasting homemade soup. This vegetable tortellini soup is loaded with fresh vegetables and fresh cheese tortellini.
Not only is this one pot wonder easy to make but it's healthy for you. It takes no time at all after a busy day at work to pull this together for a delicious meal for the entire family.
Vegetable Tortellini Soup
- 1 carrot, peeled and sliced
- 1 rib of celery, chopped
- 1 sweet red pepper, chopped
- 1 small zucchini, chopped
- 1 small yellow squash, chopped
- 1 cup fresh baby spinach, chopped
- 2 vine tomatoes, chopped
- 4 cups chicken stock
- 12 ounces fresh cheese tortellini
- Salt and pepper
- Shredded Parmesan cheese
Over medium heat sauté the celery, carrots, red pepper, zucchini, and squash for about 5 minutes until the vegetables begin to caramelize.
Next add the chicken stock, spinach and tomatoes. Add the cheese tortellini and cook according to the package directions, usually about four minutes. Sprinkle with salt-and-pepper to taste.
Serve into bowls and sprinkle with shredded Parmesan cheese. Serve with crusty French bread.
Serves 4. Total time: 15 minutes.