Pesto and Tortellini Soup

Total Time
5 mins
10 mins

Based on a recipe from Grandma's Italian Kitchen cookbook. If you love pesto, you'll like this soup!

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  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions, drain.
  2. Meanwhile, boil broth over high heat in covered Dutch oven.
  3. Add cooked tortellini, peppers and peas; return broth to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 1 minute.
  5. Remove from heat; stir in spinach and pesto.
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1 5

I have never rated a recipe one star. I followed the recipe to the "t". I used store bought pesto so maybe this made a difference. IMO, I think there is too much spinach. I would add the spinach at your discretion. It was very bland, no flavor. Sorry mersaydees!

5 5

Yes, this is a must if you are a pesto-lover! This goes together surprisingly quickly. The flavors go together perfectly; I used 1T pesto and it was very prominent throughout. I did add another cup and a half of water to spread it a little bit further. Didn't use any cheese. Would definitely make again!

5 5

This soup is so delicious. And healthy at the same time. I used low fat, reduced sodium chicken broth. I used 4 cups of fresh spinach. And only 1 tbs of pesto. This was so easy to do. Thanks Mersaydees. Made for Newest Zaar Tag