Tortellini Minestrone Soup
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
This is such a comforting soup!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 20 - oz. fresh or frozen tortellini
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) red kidney beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 2 - cup(s) frozen green beans
  • 4 - cup(s) vegetable broth
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - shredded Parmesan cheese**
  • Side: - salad**
  • Side: - dinner rolls**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Chop the white onion.
  2. Open the can of diced tomatoes. Open, drain and rinse the can of red kidney beans.
  3. In a large saucepan, add all the ingredients and bring to boiling over medium high heat. Let cook at rolling boil for about 10 minutes, stirring often, or until tortellini have swelled and cooked through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Prepare the salad.
  5. Warm the dinner rolls.
  6. Serve Tortellini Minestrone Soup with Parmesan garnish, side salad and dinner rolls.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Chop 2 small white onions.
  2. Open, drain and rinse 2 cans of red kidney beans. Open 2 cans of diced tomatoes.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 20 oz. fresh or frozen tortellini
  • Half of the chopped white onions
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - 15 oz. can red kidney beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups frozen green beans
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring all of the contents of the baggie into large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to bubbling and cook for 15 minutes or until tortellini are cooked.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great gluten-free option for this meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Tortellini Minestrone Soup

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add contents of baggie to large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to bubbling and cook for 20 minutes.
Serve with salad and dinner rolls.

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