Save on Pinterest

Beef and Tortellini Soup

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.

Makes

6 servings (2-1/4 quarts)

“This is my mom's recipe. My family loves it and so does everyone else who tries it.” With its great tomato flavor, so will you! Barbara Kemmer - Rohnert Park, California

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1-1/2 cups water, divided
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups frozen beef tortellini

Directions

  1. Place 2 tablespoons flour in a large resealable plastic bag. Add beef, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. In a nonstick Dutch oven, brown beef in 2 teaspoons butter; remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same pan, saute the onion, celery and carrot in remaining butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the tomatoes, broth, 1 cup water, thyme, pepper, salt and reserved beef. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add tortellini; cook 5-10 minutes longer or until tender.
  3. Combine remaining flour and water until smooth. Stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 265 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 109mg cholesterol, 706mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

Recommended Video