Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup
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Serves: 5
 
If desired use two cans of condensed tomato soup in place of the can of crushed tomatoes. If you use the canned soup you can skip the initial cooking time and go straight to the part where you add the chicken broth to the soup.
Ingredients
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 - 28 ounce can of crushed tomatoes
  • 6 to 8 sun dried tomatoes chopped
  • 3 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 cup of half and half
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning blend
  • 1 package of cheese or meat filled tortellini
  • Parmesan cheese for sprinkling on top
Instructions
  1. In a large stock pot add the olive oil and onion. Cook over medium heat until the onion is soft. Add the garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
  2. Add can of crushed tomatoes, salt, pepper and Italian seasonings to the pot. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat and allow to simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until the soup thickens slightly. Stir occasionally while simmering.
  3. In another pot cook the tortellini following directions on the package.
  4. When the soup has thickened add the chicken broth in and stir well. Slowly add in the milk stirring while pouring in. Next add in the half and half stirring also stirring while pouring in.
  5. Allow the soup to simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Ladle into bowls and add in desired amount of tortellini. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.
Recipe by Remake My Plate at http://remakemyplate.com/creamy-tomato-tortellini-soup/