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Tomato Soup with Cheese Tortellini Recipe
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Tomato Soup with Cheese Tortellini Recipe

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“Tortellini gives this garden-fresh tomato soup stick-to-your-ribs goodness,“ says Susan Peck, a busy mother of four. It's a staple on her table in Republic, Missouri.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 pounds plum tomatoes, seeded and quartered
  • 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 cup dried cheese tortellini
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 114 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 609mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 0 starch, 1 vegetable, 0 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add the tomatoes, broth, tomato sauce, basil, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Cool slightly.
  2. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain well and set aside. In a blender, cover and process soup in batches until smooth. Return to the saucepan; add tortellini and heat through. Garnish with cheese. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Tomato Soup with Cheese Tortellini in Country Woman October/November 2007, p25


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joycerm53 71453
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2014

"It is January in Minnesota , so Roma tomatoes are expensive and not very good. So, I used canned whole Romas. This soup was great! I will definitely be making this again. It is simple, uses things I usually have in the pantry, and tastes great! What more could you want?"

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MiracleLainey 155968
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"Very tasty, I had to use cherry tomatoes because roma were not at my grocers. I added a whole container of tortellini, which my kids mostly ate out of the soup and left the the tomato soup."

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pajamaangel 132050
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2011

"I have to admit I was a little skeptical at first when I read the ingredients to this soup. I was thinking it was going to have a very tomato-ey taste which neither my husband or I enjoy. I was pleasantly surprised when I served this delicious soup up!! My husband went back for seconds and thirds! Even my picky daughter enjoyed it. What a wonderful recipe. I didn't have fresh basil, but added a teaspoon of dried basil while the tomatoes simmered. Still tasted fabulous!"

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cyndic88 166762
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"Big hit at our house! We really enjoyed it. I featured it on my blog in the recipe of the week section. http://cynfullywonderful.blogspot.com/p/recipe-of-week.html"

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udwe58 71452
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2010

"I've made this recipe a few times & we love it. I will be making this again as soon as my plum tomatoes are ready. I'm glad I put it in my recipe box."

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adelle cerruti 209145
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2009

"Tasty and fresh! Did add 1/3 cup light sour cream into the soup pot before serving. I think it adds to the texture and taste."

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mrs_h 71300
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2009

"This makes a perfect lunch. I added a little bit of sugar and a little bit more salt to suit my tastes. The only change I would make next time is to use frozen tortellini. I just don't care for the taste of the dried ones."

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