Broccoli Tortellini Soup

Broccoli Tortellini Soup Image by: Broccoli Tortellini Soup Author: Canadian Living

Warm soothing soup is a perfect lunchbox idea for chilly fall and winter days — and it takes less than 15 minutes to make. And since almost every kid loves pasta, they'll gobble it up without even noticing the nutrition-packed broccoli.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: February 2005

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 carrots diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup pasta sauce
  • 1/2 bag (454 g) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 bag (454 g) frozen meat tortellini
  • 2 cups frozen cut broccoli
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Method

In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, carrot, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.

Add stock and pasta sauce; bring to boil. Add tortellini; reduce heat, cover and simmer until pasta is almost tender but still firm, about 7 minutes.

Add broccoli and return to simmer; cook until piping hot and broccoli is tender-crisp, about 1 minute. Ladle into bowls; sprinkle with cheese.

Nutritional facts <b>Per each of 6 servings:</b> about

  • Sodium 904 mg
  • Protein 9 g
  • Calories 209.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 28 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 28 g

%RDI

  • Iron 10.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 14.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 43.0
  • Vitamin C 37.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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