Cozy Tortellini Soup (An Easy and Delicious Recipe!)

Cold weather calls for warm Cozy Tortellini Soup.  It seems that everyone, everywhere are dealing with cold temperatures.  Even here in the South everyone is preparing for the “possibility” of snow.  No joke, people actually stock up on food when the meteorologist reveals snow “may” make an appearance.

Cozy Tortellini Soup (An Easy and Delicious Recipe!)

This recipe is so easy to make, AND the best part….it really only takes 30 minutes to make from start to finish!  I was a bit concerned sharing such an easy recipe here on my my blog, but many of my social media followers asked me to share away.  This recipe has actually been made many times in the last 17 years.

When my hubby and I got married almost 17 years ago, one of our gifts was a lovely cookbook from my in-laws.  The cookbook is packed full of delicious recipes, but this one recipe is the one that is near and dear to our hearts.  We have augmented the recipe, and we really just go on memory to make it every time now.

Cozy Tortellini Soup (An Easy and Delicious Recipe!)

Yields 6-8

Cozy Tortellini Soup (An Easy and Delicious Recipe!)

30 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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10 cups chicken stock (or vegetable stock)
(2) 9 oz pkgs tortellini
(2) 14.5 oz cans stewed tomatoes
(1) pkg frozen chopped spinach
Salt, optional
Pepper, to taste
Garnish with shredded parmesan cheese
Serve with crusty bread


Bring chicken stock to a boil in large stock pot.

When the stock starts to boil, add stewed tomatoes.

Bring stewed tomatoes and stock back to a boil, then add frozen chopped spinach. Let the soup come back to a boil and let the spinach break up.

Bring soup to a simmer and add tortellini, let cook for 8 - 10 minutes.



Cozy Tortellini Soup (An Easy and Delicious Recipe!)

I plan to add a catagory in my recipe index for easy recipes.  We all need a little relief in the kitchen with our busy weekday schedules.  What is fun about easy recipes, is they can still be elegant and truly fun to make.

What is your favorite easy recipe to make?

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  • Just 30 minutes to make this delicious soup (and love short ingredients list)! Awesome!! I often rely on 30 minute recipes on weekdays...especially on kids' activity days. I trust those recipes that are made many many times. Thanks for sharing the recipe with us!
    • I agree Nami, during the week, quick recipes are so important! Let me know if you try the yummy soup! Hugs, Terra
  • Angie
    Quick and delicious! I love this cozy soup, Terra.
  • Tutti Dolci
    I've made this soup before and it is so good - warm and comforting, perfect for cold weather!
  • kitchenriffs
    This looks great! Tons of flavor, and (as you say) easy. Nothing beats easy! Good stuff -- thanks.
  • Ooh this seems perfect for this cold spell!! I love Tortellini and my kids do too! Will be making this for our dinner very soon :)Stay Warm :)
  • Hotly Spiced
    I love recipes that have stood the test of time, survived all the trends and keep being made. I've never had a tortellini soup before but it looks really good and totally appropriate for what I hear is really cold weather xx
  • Jennie @themessybakerblog
    I need this soup ASAP! This looks so comforting. Pinned.
    • Thank you so much for pinning this recipe! Hugs, Terra
  • Thespicyrd
    Mmm....Soup and cozy definitely go together :-) Wish I could find a GF tortellini, but maybe GF ravioli would work in here too? It's chilly here today {for San Diego anyways} so a bowl of this soup sounds mighty tasty to me!!! xoxo
  • The Joy of Caking
    I'm saving this recipe Terra. I was just thinking how much I wished I had a good recipe for tortellini soup - and wa la! This looks perfect :) Stay warm and eat soup!
    • Oh how exciting! Let me know if you make this yummy soup! Hugs, Terra
  • Choc Chip Uru
    Such a lovely tortellini soup, delicious and warm :D Cheers Choc Chip Uru
  • The Café Sucré Farine
    Looks scrumptious! Such a hearty soup!
  • Susan Pridmore
    Tortellini soup is just the best!!!! And so easy to make. Love your recipe Terra!
  • Just pinned this because this is a great recipe for a week day meal! Now only do I love how easy it is to make (always a plus), I love the ingredients and flavors. Your chicken stock is so clear making this a gorgeous soup. Thanks for sharing Terra!
    • Thank you so much for pinning my friend! Sending Hugs, Terra
  • Ann
    This looks amazing, Terra, and I love the simplicity!