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Christmas Tortellini Soup Recipe
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Christmas Tortellini Soup Recipe

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For a delicious soup to warm you up on Christmas, try this recipe. It is so easy to make and will make be a hit with friends and family.—Taste of Home Cooking School, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 ounces pancetta or bacon, finely diced
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (49-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 9 ounces cheese tortellini
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes in puree
  • 8 ounces fresh spinach, rinsed, stemmed and chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add pancetta. Cook until crisp. Add chopped onions; cook 3-4 minutes or until soft. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add chicken broth and Italian seasoning. Bring to a boil, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook tortellini according to package directions; drain. Add cooked tortellini to soup mixture. Stir in crushed tomatoes; simmer for 5 minutes longer. Add spinach; cook until spinach is wilted. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Christmas Tortellini Soup in Taste of Home Cooking School Collection Winter 2008, p41


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Grammy Debbie
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"A great soup recipe: I did make a few changes simply to utilize what I had on hand. Instead of chicken broth, I used beef broth and instead of cheese tortellini I used frozen beef ravioli. I also used a quart of our home-canned tomatoes rather than the 28-ounce can the recipe called for. My version turned out delicious and we enjoyed it very much!"

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bjpalmer
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2014

"I have made this so many times! A great family dinner!"

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Dmitchell106
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2014

"One of my favorite TOH recipes."

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veggiemama
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2013

"Very good! I made it without the meat and substituted vegetable broth and it was excellent. This is definitely a keeper!"

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JessBella6
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2012

"Adding the shaved asiago on top is the perfect touch!"

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amandawohlfarth
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2012

"Everyone loved this recipe so much last year I have to make it again this Christmas!!"

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Salt Water Girl
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2012

"This is my go-to soup recipe for the work week! Absolutely love it!"

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Colnight
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2011

"My husband is on the fussy side and old dutchman, but I made this for him. And he thought it was great, he loved it. Will defiantly make again."

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Sandy15637
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2011

"I've made this so many times I lost count, it's so excellent!!"

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JeanHelen
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2010

"This is very good I passed this on to my daughter and she and her husband agree"

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