White Bean Tortellini Soup
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Just the recipe you need to help you survive the cold, chilly months! This recipe is vegetarian (if you use vegetable stock), and is so hearty, filling and delicious! Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 10 - oz. bag frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 - 28 oz. can(s) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 - Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 - 15 oz. can(s) Cannellini beans
  • 4 - cup(s) chicken stock**
  • 20 - oz. fresh or frozen tortellini**
  • Garnish: - grated Parmesan cheese**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open and drain the can of crushed tomatoes. Open, drain and rinse the cans of cannellini beans.
  2. Chop the white onion.
  3. In a large saucepan, add the olive oil and saute the chopped onion for 2 to 3 minutes, then add the minced garlic and saute for 1 more minute. Stir in the chopped spinach, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, cannellini beans and chicken stock. Bring to bubbling.
  4. Once bubbling, add the tortellini and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring once. Remove from heat immediately and serve. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve White Bean Tortellini Soup with Parmesan cheese garnish and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Chop the 2 small white onions.
  2. Open and drain 2 cans of crushed tomatoes. Open, drain and rinse 4 cans of cannellini beans.

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

  • Half of the chopped onion
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - 10 oz. bag frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 - 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 - 15 oz. cans cannellini beans
  • Do NOT add the chicken stock before freezing.

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. Add the chicken stock and bring to bubbling. Then add the tortellini and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Serve immediately.

Special notes

Make vegetarian version by using vegetable stock.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there isn’t a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there isn’t a great gluten-free option for this meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

White Bean Tortellini Soup

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add contents of baggie to large saucepan or Dutch oven and add the chicken stock. Bring to bubbling and then add the tortellini and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, serve immediately.
Serve with salad.

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