Minestrone Soup With Cheese Tortellini

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    25mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    749

This quick and easy soup recipe is the perfect way to serve store-bought tortellini. Hearty and filling with a rich, Italian flavor, it's sure to become a family favorite.

recipe updated Oct 26, 2018

Ingredients

  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    1 (135g)
  • Chorizo icon
    Chorizo
    150g (about ½ cup)
  • Canned tomatoes icon
    Canned tomatoes
    400g (about 1)
  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk
    2 (90g)
  • Button mushroom icon
    Button mushroom
    x 5 (about 150g)
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    1 (50g)
  • Potato icon
    Potato
    1 (173g)
  • Canned borlotti beans icon
    Canned borlotti beans
    400g (about 1)
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    1 cup (62g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    700ml (3 cups)
  • Dark brown sugar icon
    Dark brown sugar
    1 tbsp (12g)
  • Balsamic vinegar icon
    Balsamic vinegar
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Tomato paste icon
    Tomato paste
    70g (about 4¼ tbsp)
  • Tortellini icon
    Tortellini
    250g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    1 dash
  • Lemon zest icon
    Lemon zest
    ⅛ tsp (about 0g)

Tools

  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Add fresh parsley to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Chop - approx 4 sec, speed 4
  4. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to small bowl
  5. Add garlic clove, red onion and chorizo to the TM5 bowl
  6. Chop - approx 3 sec, speed 6
  7. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  8. Sauté - approx 5 min, varoma, reverse speed 2
  9. Then add canned tomatoes, vegetable stock, celery stalk, button mushroom, carrot, potato, dark brown sugar, balsamic vinegar and tomato paste to the TM5 bowl
  10. Cook - approx 20 min, 100°C, reverse speed 1
  11. Then add canned borlotti beans and tortellini to the TM5 bowl
  12. Cook - approx 5 min, 100°C, reverse speed 1
  13. Let rest - approx 10 min
  14. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to large serving bowl
  15. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese
  16. Add lemon zest to the large serving bowl
  17. Transfer herbs to large serving bowl
  18. Serve immediately
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