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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


  • 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


  • 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: 278 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 1138mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 12g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

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Sdausel User ID: 4152982 214187
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!"

rmorse154 User ID: 4573500 148436
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."

k1burton User ID: 3623432 60142
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2013

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

Auntkellweof14 User ID: 1309009 144429
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2012


Adie615 User ID: 5224530 63173
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."

brazenlove User ID: 5575037 153773
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2011

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

tophersmom User ID: 3044602 149155
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2011

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

JmeBakes User ID: 3321106 149152
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 pot cooking (less mess)!"

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