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    Garlicky Tortellini, Spinach and Tomato Soup

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    30 mins

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    Mirj's Note:

    I first found this in Fine Cooking Magazine and adapted it for my family. It's one of the few times I will be ready-made tortellini.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
    2. 2
      Add the garlic and onion and saute until fragrant, 2-3 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add the chicken broth and water; bring to a boil.
    4. 4
      Add the tortellini and cook halfway, about 5 minutes for frozen pasta, less if using fresh.
    5. 5
      Add the tomatoes and their liquid, reduce the heat to a simmer and cook just until the pasta is tender, about 4 minutes.
    6. 6
      Stir in the spinach and basil and cook until wilted, 1-2 minutes.
    7. 7
      Meanwhile, whisk together the egg, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
    8. 8
      Drizzle into the soup and cook, stirring about 3 minutes more.
    9. 9
      Remove from heat and serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 23, 2009

      15

      Wow, I wish I knew what I did wrong. Apparently it was something! This came out as an oddball clutch of ingredients that didn't quite come together. My apologies for being negative.

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    • on October 19, 2009

      This was good. The only change I made was to add shredded chicken breast I had seasoned with garlic and lemon pepper to make this more of a main course. Thanks, Mirj.

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    • on April 05, 2009

      55

      This was a quick and extremely tasty soup to prepare and eat! The only changes I made were, substituting olive oil for the butter; substituting Dreamfields penne pasta for the tortellini; adding some red pepper to give it a little more zest and instead of the fresh basil, which I did not have on hand, I added a teaspoon of prepared pesto. Great soup!

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    Nutritional Facts for Garlicky Tortellini, Spinach and Tomato Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (278 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 252.3
     
    Calories from Fat 94
    37%
    Total Fat 10.4 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 5.7 g
    28%
    Cholesterol 70.6 mg
    23%
    Sodium 474.6 mg
    19%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.9 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    12%
    Sugars 3.9 g
    15%
    Protein 12.3 g
    24%

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    vegetable broth

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