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Roasted Pepper and Tortellini Soup

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Rich Italian flavor without the fat. Serve with a whole grain bread and salad for a complete meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • 3 cups mushrooms, sliced (1/2 pound)
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 29 oz chicken broth (two 14.5-ounce cans)
  • 12 oz roasted red peppers (one jar), blended
  • 12 oz tortellini, cheese-filled (fresh or frozen)

Directions

  • In a large pot, heat olive oil. Add garlic and onions, sautéing for 2 minutes.
  • Add mushrooms and sauté until golden brown.
  • Stir in Italian seasonings and chicken broth.
  • While broth is heating, place roasted red peppers and their liquid in a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  • Add pureed peppers to chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  • Stir in tortellini and cook uncovered until tortellini is done (about 4 to 8 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

Calories 599
  Calories from Fat 176 (29%)
(29%)Total Fat 19g
(31%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(12%)Cholesterol 36mg
(247%)Sodium 5922mg
(53%)Potassium 1869mg
Total Carbohydrate 54g
(14%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(99%)Protein 50g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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