Creamy Tortellini Soup

Course: Soup
Servings6 Servings
Calories237 kcal
AuthorKaterina | Diethood
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 large carrots , thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4- cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 package (12-ounces) frozen tortellini
  • 1 bag (5-ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup cream OR milk OR half-and-half (I use 2% milk)
Instructions
  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan or soup pot.
  2. Add onion, garlic, carrots, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper; cook over medium-low heat for 6 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Whisk in flour; whisk until crumbly.
  4. Slowly add broth and continue to vigorously whisk until everything is well combined and there are no clumps.
  5. Bring soup to a boil.
  6. Add frozen tortellini and spinach.
  7. Continue to cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until tortellini is tender and heated through.
  8. Stir in cream or milk; bring back to a steady boil and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until smooth and thickened.
  9. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.
  10. Taste for salt and pepper, and adjust accordingly.
  11. Serve.

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