This tortellini tomato spinach soup is super quick to throw together and loaded with healthy ingredients!
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 white onion
2 cloves minced garlic
4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
14 oz. can of diced tomatoes
8 oz. tomato sauce
9 oz package of whole wheat cheese tortellini (or any other type of tortellini you like)
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp dried basil
1/4 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp dried thyme
salt and pepper to taste
9 oz bag of baby spinach, chopped
1 bag frozen corn
shredded cheese for garnish
In soup pot, heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the onion and garlic, and saute until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the broth, tomatoes, and tomato sauce. Turn up the heat to high and bring to boil. Add the spices, corn, and tortellini and cook to package instructions (mine took 7 minutes). Finally, add the chopped spinach and serve immediately.
Garnish with shredded cheese. Makes about 5 servings.