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Meatball Tortellini Soup Recipe

Meatball Tortellini Soup Recipe

“After our son left home, I had to learn to pare down recipes for just my husband and me,” notes Sherry Little of Sherwood, Arkansas. “So I created this hearty soup with fast-cooking frozen meatballs.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 12 frozen fully cooked Italian meatballs (1/2 ounce each)
  • 3/4 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 3/4 cup stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can (11 ounces) Mexicorn, drained
  • 3/4 cup frozen cheese tortellini (about 20)
  • Dash salt and pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add meatballs. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • 2. Add the spinach, tomatoes and corn; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the tortellini, salt and pepper; cover and simmer for 3 minutes or until tortellini is tender. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 276 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 1,134 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 12 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Reviews for Meatball Tortellini Soup

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2014

"This soup is so easy to put together and very tasty. I didn't have spinach so I chopped up some onion and added some thinly sliced carrots which cooked while the meatballs cooked. We both loved it! Thanks for posting!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2014

"We loved this soup! It is easy to prepare, had all the ingredients on hand, very very tasty. Only problem is that it went too fast. I am going to double or even triple it next time."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2013

"Pleasantly impressed! Can't wait to make it again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2012

"wE LOVE THIS STUFF"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2012

"Looks good, but I felt like it lacked flavor or a flavor that I like anyways. I added garlic and more salt. The garlic really helped."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2011

"super good and delicious... made my own meatballs and used fresh corn kernels. turned out good!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2011

"Very hearty soup-I have made it twice-very good!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"I've made this several times because it's really easy and really good! Not sure why it's called soup because there's very little broth - of course I use frozen tortellini and meatballs and add extra of both. And another bonus of this yummy soup...one pot cooking (less mess)!"

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