Tortellini Bean Soup

Tortellini Bean Soup


Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition (For 1 serving:)

Calories 328;
Protein 13.6 g;
Fat 7.4 g;
Carbohydrates 55.8 g;
Total Dietary Fibre 11.1 g;
1 tbspolive oil15 mL
1medium onion, chopped1
1clove garlic, minced1
1 cupsliced mushrooms250 mL
1/2 cupchopped green or red pepper125 mL
4 cupsvegetable broth1 L
2 tspdried basil leaves10 mL
8 ozcheese-filled tortellini, fresh or frozen250 g
1medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and sliced1
1can (14 oz./398 mL) Beans in Tomato Sauce1

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Saute onion, garlic, mushrooms and green pepper 3 minutes. Add vegetable broth and basil. Bring to boil; stir in tortellini and zucchini. Simmer uncovered, 8 minutes (for fresh) to 15 minutes (for frozen) until tortellini is tender. Stir in beans and heat through. Serve immediately