Tortellini Veggie Soup

Tortellini Veggie Soup

This is an easy, delicious vegetarian soup for a cold night after a busy day.

  • Olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped bell pepper
  • 3-4 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 small bunch kale, leaves stripped from stems, stems and leaves chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 8 cups veggie or chicken broth
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz. pkg. refrigerated tortellini’s, (I like spinach and cheese)
  • 2 tbs. chopped fresh basil (optional)
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Lightly coat bottom of heated soup pot with olive oil. Add onions, peppers, zucchini, dried herbs, and kale stems and sauté until tender, about 5-7 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for another minute or two. Add tomatoes, broth, and kale leaves, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Add tortellini and simmer until cooked through. Add more broth or water if needed. Serve with fresh basil, parmesan cheese, and a crunchy baguette.

 

Tortellini Veggie Soup

This is an easy, delicious vegetarian soup for a cold night after a busy day.
Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped bell pepper
  • 3-4 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 small bunch kale leaves stripped from stems, stems and leaves chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 8 cups veggie or chicken broth
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz. pkg. refrigerated tortellini’s (I like spinach and cheese)
  • 2 tbs. chopped fresh basil optional
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Lightly coat bottom of heated soup pot with olive oil. Add onions, peppers, zucchini, dried herbs, and kale stems and sauté until tender, about 5-7 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for another minute or two. Add tomatoes, broth, and kale leaves, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Add tortellini and simmer until cooked through. Add more broth or water if needed. Serve with fresh basil, parmesan cheese, and a crunchy baguette.
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