This fragrant and flavourful soup is full of creamy parmesan and cheesy tortellini. It’s a filling lunch dish that will keep your hunger at bay.
Makes: 1 serving || Takes: 45 Minutes
1 tbsp. butter
1/2 onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
Freshly ground black pepper
3 tbsp. flour
3 c. chicken broth
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes
3 tbsp. tomato paste
4 c. cheese tortellini
1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan
3 c. spinach, packed
1/3 c. cream
2 tbsp. basil, thinly sliced for garnish
In a large pot over medium heat, melt butter. Add onions and cook until translucent (3 minutes). Add garlic and cook until fragrant (1 minute more).
Add Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes and flour and whisk to combine (cook for another minute).
Add broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, and tortellini. Bring to a boil, and then simmer until tortellini is cooked (about 10 minutes).
Add the cream and parmesan and stir to combine. Add spinach and let wilt. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with basil and serve.