Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

For a quick satisfying soup, this recipe is a snap to put together. The combination of the ingredients makes a nice sauce. A sprinkling of cheese provides a tasty finish. Served with French bread makes it hearty enough for a meal. Note: This recipe was entered for RSC#11 and has been modified with additional seasonings. ;)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium saucepan, bring chicken broth to a boil over high heat.
  2. Add tortellini, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer about 5 minutes. Gently stir in diced tomatoes, simmer 3 minutes until tortellini is tender, stir in sundried tomatoes, shallots.
  3. Stir in basil, cayenne pepper, oregano and black pepper and simmer another 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in spanach 1 cup at a time just until wilted.
  5. Ladle into shallow bowls, sprinkle with cheese and additional cayenne pepper to taste.
Most Helpful

I was cleaning out the fridge and freezer yesterday. Three items needed to be used immediately: a frozen package of (fresh) chicken and prosciutto tortellini, homemade chicken stock and baby spinach. A quick search of the database and I found this great soup! I used a can of fire-roasted tomatoes and since the recipe doesn't state where to add the minced garlic, I added it with the tomatoes. Increased the spinach, cayenne and pepper. Thanks for sharing, Chef~V!

rickoholic83 October 29, 2012

Great recipe! It's super easy, and makes a good, filling soup. My guy is normally upset when I make soup for dinner because it's not filling enough, but he even loved this. One change I made was that I used one can of low-sodium and one can of regular chicken broth, and added some garlic powder to the mixture (because I couldn't find the garlic- seasoned broth.) Also, in attempt to save some cash, I used a package of frozen spinach instead of the fresh stuff, which worked great. Wonderful recipe, I will be using this again!

deniseeosu April 20, 2010

this was very good. I added some link sausage because my family likes meat.

jane49423 February 24, 2010