Monday, February 18, 2013

Tortellini soup

Sorry, i haven't been able to post few a week or so.My friend Steve has  been in the hospital for over a week, and I have been so busy helping him out, that I just haven't had  the time to do any recipe testing.
This is my newest recipe, and this soup was delish! Recipe inspired by women world. A heart healthy soup with lots of veggies, perfect for a cold winter warm you up dinner!

You'll need:
1 Tsp. olive oil
3 carrots cut into 1/8" thick slices
2 celery ribs, cut into 1/4" thick slices
1 onion coarsely chopped, 1 cup
1 tsp.dried Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp.pepper
3 cans garden  vegetable both ( 14oz)
1 can kidney beans ( 15oz) drained and rinsed
1 pkg (13oz) frozen cheese tortellini
4oz of baby spinach leaves
optional 1 small can tomatoes

In a large pot,heat oil over medium-high heat. Add carrots,celery,Italian seasoning and pepper. cook stirring occasionally,until softened ,5-7 minutes.
Stir in broth, bring to a boil. Add tortellini and tomatoes.cook until according to tortellini package directions until just tender. Stir in spinach:cook until just wilted about 1 minute. You can if desired sprinkle graded cheese over top just before severing .

Try a  Chardonnay  with this  dish   read here!