How To Make Creamy Tortellini Minestrone
Have a hearty, comforting soup with this tortellini minestrone packed with vegetables and spices, made creamy with cheese and half and half.
Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
Add the onions, carrots, and celery, then sauté for 5 minutes.
Add in the green beans and garlic, then sauté for 2 minutes longer.
Add in the chicken broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, zucchini, basil, oregano and thyme.
Season with salt and pepper to taste, then bring the mixture to a boil.
Cover and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are almost tender.
Add in the tortellini, then cook for about 7 minutes or until cooked through.
Add in the kidney beans, spinach, and half and half.
Cook for about 2 minutes longer until warmed through and the spinach is wilted.
Stir in more broth, of up to 1 cup.
Serve warm with parmesan cheese, and enjoy!
- Calories: 464.45kcal
- Fat: 14.11g
- Saturated Fat: 5.29g
- Trans Fat: 0.05g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 6.16g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.67g
- Carbohydrates: 65.08g
- Fiber: 16.10g
- Sugar: 12.44g
- Protein: 23.22g
- Cholesterol: 23.62mg
- Sodium: 1022.13mg
- Calcium: 211.05mg
- Potassium: 1703.99mg
- Iron: 7.03mg
- Vitamin A: 304.10µg
- Vitamin C: 29.14mg
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