Ground Beef and Cheese Tortellini Soup

4
Servings
20m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
1h 20m
Ready In


"This hearty soup is one we have often here during the cold winter months. It has lovely rich and savory flavors we really enjoy. Make sure you are using a good quality beef broth as this is what makes this soup so great."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (560.1 g)
  • Calories 495.1
  • Total Fat - 30.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 13.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 132.4 mg
  • Sodium - 1393.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3 g
  • Sugars - 6.3 g
  • Protein - 41.9 g
  • Calcium - 397.6 mg
  • Iron - 4.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 17.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Melt the butter with the oil in a dutch oven or heavy bottom pot over medium high heat; stir in the basil, oregano and thyme and cook for 1 minute to release their aroma.

Step 2

Add the diced fresh tomatoes, carrot, celery and onion and cook until onion has softened and the diced tomato has released it’s juices.

Step 3

Stir in the salt and pepper and add the ground beef; cook until the beef is browned.

Step 4

Add the beef broth and tomato juice and bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium low and simmer uncovered for 1 hour.

Step 5

Taste the soup and adjust seasoning if need be.

Step 6

Bring the heat up to medium high and when you have a low boil, add the tortellini and parsley. If you are using fresh tortellini let it cook until just softened, about 5 minutes. If you are using frozen tortellini, let it cook until just softened, about ten minutes.

Step 7

Ladle into bowls and Enjoy!

Tips & Variations


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