Tortellini Soup with Spinach
INGREDIENTS
  • Olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 green and 1 red pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green and red peppers
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1 package fresh tortellini
  • 1-2 handfulls of chopped spinach, chiffonade
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a large pot, add about 2 T oil and the onion, peppers, and garlic. Cook to soften.
  2. Add all of the remaining ingredients, but reserve the tortellini and spinach.
  3. Allow the soup to come to a simmer for 15 minutes Add the tortellini and allow to cook per the directions on the package.
  4. Add the spinach 1 minute before the tortellini is finished.
  5. Serve with crusty bread
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I love this recipe, but can't make it anymore because they don't carry the tortellini that we like. My fiance has a phobia of soft cheeses (what a weirdo), so we can't substitute any other brand because they have ricotta in them.