Tortellini Soup


Classifications: Soups and Stews

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 medium onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

2 14-1/2oz can chicken broth

1 8 oz pkg cheese tortellini

1 14-1/2oz can Italian stewed tomatoes

2 10 oz pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed & drained

Instructions: In a large saucepan coated with nonstick cooking spray, saute the onion and garlic until tender. Add broth; bring to a boil. Add tortellini; reduce heat. Simmer for 10 minutes or until the tortellini is tender. Stir in the tomatoes and spinach; heat through. Serve immediately.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1-cup serving (prepared with low-sodium broth and no-salt added tomatoes) equals 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat; also, 147 calories, 186 mg sodium, 14 mg cholesterol, 22 gm carbohydrate, 8 gm protein, 4 gm fat.

Serves: 7

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