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Basil Tortellini Soup Recipe
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Basil Tortellini Soup Recipe

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This soup is delicious, colorful and quick. I keep the ingredients on hand for a fast meal with a loaf of crusty bread. It's also good warmed up the next day—if there's any left! —Jayne Dwyer-Reff of Fort Wayne, Indiana
Featured In: 25 Fresh Basil Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 can (15 ounces) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup shredded fresh basil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 238 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 1170mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add tortellini; cook until tender, 7-9 minutes. Stir in beans, tomato and basil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Add vinegar, salt and pepper. Serve with cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Basil Tortellini Soup in Light & Tasty October/November 2001, p27


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LBurkey User ID: 3719865 254231
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2016 Edited Sep. 19, 2016

"We enjoyed this delicious soup and it was easy to make. I added some chopped chicken to the soup and it made it even better:)"

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jsib User ID: 8099640 96400
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2014

"Good and quick..my favorite kind of dish! To make it even easier, use canned diced tomatoes . Also, if you are not a fan of basil (I'm not) you can substitute cabbage."

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JkayC User ID: 5673362 32104
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2013

"Yummy! Light but filling."

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brigette bren User ID: 7072327 128576
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2013

"I love that it tastes great and is so quick to make! I added a few red peppers cut up and a cup more water."

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contrarywife User ID: 2675625 96373
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2012

"I did not care for this soup, too bland for me ... not going to keep this one on file."

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blackoctober13 User ID: 3101417 32731
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2012

"Yumm tastes very light. Will make this again!"

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bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 32729
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

"Excellent flavor, fast to make, easy. What's not to love?"

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rebel1661 User ID: 6245955 32728
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2011

"I have made this many, many times - it's my absolute favorite! I use a can of petite diced tomatoes instead of fresh, and double up on both the basil and the balsmaic vinegar - yum! I was visiting my family in Georgia and made this for them - instant hit! My sister made it and added italian sausage - she said it was delicious that way too. You just can't beat the fresh basil flavor, and it's so easy!"

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stressin User ID: 4404046 89935
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2011

"Also, I use tri-color frozen tortellini to add color."

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stressin User ID: 4404046 74344
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2011

"For more tomato flavor, I use 1 can low sodium diced tomatoes instead of the fresh tomato."

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