Creamy Tortellini Soup

by Holly Cooley on September 18, 2017
Holly Cooley
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A creamy, satisfying soup with amazing flavor that is ready in 15 minutes! The ingredients will easily fit into a quart sized Mason Jar--just add the Tortellini or other pasta of choice.

Serves: 6

Prep Time: 2 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Total Time: 17 min

Total Time:
Prep Time:
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17 min
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15 min
* Adjusting the servings on a recipe adjusts only the first measurement for each ingredient, and does not adjust any measurements in the directions.


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To create your soup:

  1. Bring 7 cups water to boil.
  2. Using a heavy bottomed 2 Qt sauce pan, heat olive oil, and saute meat, onions and garlic till veggies are lightly toasted.
  3. Carefully add boiling water, along with carrots, celery, spices, Espagnole and Tomato Sauce. Mix till blended.
  4. Add tortellini
  5. Cook on low till carrots are tender, about 10 minutes.
  6. Add Kale.
  7. Combine Béchamel with 1 cup water and blend till smooth. Slowly add to Soup and mix well till thickened.
  8. Can add or serve with Sour Cream, Evaporated Milk, or Heavy cream if a creamier soup is desired.

To Create a Meal in a Jar:

  1. Safety: Make sure all jars, lids and rings are sterilized and completely dry. Use freshly opened Thrive Ingredients to avoid any additional moisture inside jar.
  2. Layer all ingredients, except Olive Oil, Béchamel Sauce Mix and Tortellini in a wide mouth 1 Qt Mason Jar.
  3. Measure Bechamel Sauce mix into a small baggie to keep separate. Place on top of other ingredients in Mason Jar before sealing.
  4. To Prepare as a Jar Meal: Bring 7 Cups water to boil, along with 2 Tbsp olive oil. Add contents of Mason Jar (Reserve the Béchamel) and whisk well. Add Tortellini and simmer for 12 minutes. Mix Béchamel Sauce with 1 C water and stir mixture into soup. Stir and cook till thickened.
  5. Makes a great gift! Just attach a package of Tortellini or other favorite pasta.