Tortellini Soup

On a cold day nothing beats a hearty soup! This is a delicious way to get your veggies along with your protein via extra lean ground beef. This is a simple and quick recipe for first time cooks to try.

RatingDifficultyIntermediate

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins

 1 tsp (5 mL) vegetable oil
 1 lb (500 g) extra lean ground beef
 2 cups (500 mL) sliced white button mushrooms
 1 small onion, diced
 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced
 2 medium celery stalks, diced
 1 cup (250 mL) shredded baby spinach
 1 can (28 fl oz) diced tomatoes
 6 cups (1.5 L) water
 1 tsp (5 mL) salt and pepper
 2 cups (500 mL) cheese tortellini noodles or whole wheat macaroni

1

Heat oil in a deep soup pot on medium-high. Brown beef for 5 minutes, breaking beef into a crumble with the back of a spoon. Stir in mushrooms, onion, salt, pepper, carrots, celery and spinach. Cook for 3 minutes.

Stir in diced tomatoes, water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and reduce to medium. Simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in noodles and cook for 7 minutes or until noodles are just cooked.

Cooking Tip
2

This recipe is a great way to get creative in the kitchen. Try adding your favourite vegetables. Some great alternative options are cabbage or peas. Use what you have available in your fridge or freezer.

Ingredients

 1 tsp (5 mL) vegetable oil
 1 lb (500 g) extra lean ground beef
 2 cups (500 mL) sliced white button mushrooms
 1 small onion, diced
 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced
 2 medium celery stalks, diced
 1 cup (250 mL) shredded baby spinach
 1 can (28 fl oz) diced tomatoes
 6 cups (1.5 L) water
 1 tsp (5 mL) salt and pepper
 2 cups (500 mL) cheese tortellini noodles or whole wheat macaroni

Directions

1

Heat oil in a deep soup pot on medium-high. Brown beef for 5 minutes, breaking beef into a crumble with the back of a spoon. Stir in mushrooms, onion, salt, pepper, carrots, celery and spinach. Cook for 3 minutes.

Stir in diced tomatoes, water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and reduce to medium. Simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in noodles and cook for 7 minutes or until noodles are just cooked.

Cooking Tip
2

This recipe is a great way to get creative in the kitchen. Try adding your favourite vegetables. Some great alternative options are cabbage or peas. Use what you have available in your fridge or freezer.

Tortellini Soup
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