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Spinach Tortellini Soup Recipe

Spinach Tortellini Soup Recipe

“I’m always looking for easy recipes I can prepare on busy days. This is wonderful for that. Try it with fresh, crusty bread.” —Jacqueline Dintino, Westminster, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 small red potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 quarts water
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 packages (9 ounces each) refrigerated cheese tortellini

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, combine the potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, bouillon and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Stir in the chicken, spinach, parsley, garlic powder, oregano and pepper and salt; return to a boil. Add tortellini; cook, uncovered, for 7-9 minutes or until tortellini is tender. Yield: 10 servings (3-3/4 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 271 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 974 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Reviews for Spinach Tortellini Soup

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2012

"One of my favorite soups. Great with taste of home's Herb Bubble Bread recipe. We're vegetarians so we use veggie broth instead and use chicken substitute. Always a winner when we make it for friends! Enjoy! It makes a lot!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2011

"My children and I love this soup! We omit the chicken and add extra potatoes and tortellini. It is our favorite meal."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2011

"I have made this soup a few times and it is excellent! Even my two young boys, who are suspicious of anything green, gobble it up and tell me it is their favorite soup! Made sure to put enough chicken bouillion (or use chicken broth) or the broth will be watery and lack flavor. Great recipe!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2011

"Love it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2011

"Loved this, and it made a nice sized portion so that i had leftovers for lunch the next day."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2011

"Excellent recipe for a light and satisfying soup! By the end there is not too much broth, so sometimes I add a little."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2011

"Loved it !! left out the potatoes ( don't need the extra starch) and sweated the veggies first in some olive oil before adding the broth."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2010

"I used 2 13 oz. bags of cheese totellini and minced my own garlic (instead of garlic power). Makes a large quantity."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2010

"This soup is fast and easy and tastes wonderful!! I will definitely make it again. My kids loved it too."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2010

"The spinach was overpowering and scared off the family. I might make it again if I left out the spinach."

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