Souped up Tortellini

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil
  • 2
    carrots, chopped
  • 1
    large onion, finely chopped
  • 4 12
    cups vegetable stock
  • 1
    (14 ounce) can chopped tomatoes
  • 7
    ounces frozen peas (or rinsed canned beans)
  • 9
    ounces fresh filled tortellini (choose non meat filling for a vegetarian soup )
  • 12
    cup basil leaves (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in a pan. Fry the carrots and onion for 5 mins until starting to soften. Add the stock and tomatoes, then simmer for 10 minutes Add the peas or beans with 5 mins to go.
  • Once veggies are tender, stir in the pasta. Return to the boil and simmer for 2 mins until the pasta is just cooked. Stir in the basil, if using. Season, then serve in bowls topped with a sprinkling of Parmesan and slices of garlic bread.
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