Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Combination of basil, bay leaf, tortellini and black beans. My daughters favorite soup!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan heat oil over medium heat cook carrots, onion, garlic, basil and bay leaf. Stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  2. Add chicken stock and tomatoes, breaking tomatoes with back of spoon. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add tortellini return to boil.
  4. Reduce heat to medium heat cook stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in black beans and season with pepper.
  6. Discard bay leaf. Ladle into bowl and sprinkle with cheese.


Most Helpful

This soup was excellent! My whole family really enjoyed it and I will definitely make it again. The only thing I added was some chopped celery.

nursemichelley April 21, 2012

Very good. I used diced tomatoes with onions and basil and it came out quite nice.

bobafemme July 16, 2009

This soup was tasty but a little tomatoee for me. I think I would use less tomatoes and more broth next time, as well as adding a pinch of red pepper flakes for some spice. I did love the fact that it was so quick and easy to put together at the end of a long day and wanting some home cooked meal.

SuzieQutie January 27, 2009

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