tablespoon olive oil
1⁄2 cup minced onion (about 1/2 small onion)
1 garlic clove, minced
4 -6 cups chicken broth or 4 -6 cups vegetable broth
1(14 ounce) can whole tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1(9 ounce) packagefresh tortellini or 1 (9 ounce) packagedried tortellini
cracked black pepper
10ounces fresh spinach or 10 ounces frozen spinach, defrosted and chopped
1⁄4cup freshly grated parmesan cheese (optional)
In a soup pot, heat olive oil over medium high heat.
Saute the onion and garlic, stirring often until onions are translucent, about 5 to 7 minutes.
Add broth and tomatoes, turn heat up to high, and bring to a boil.
Add the tortellini and cook according to package instructions.
When tortellini is almost done, add spinach and taste, adjusting seasonings with salt and pepper.
Garnish each serving with a sprinkling of Parmesan.
Smartpoints : 9
Serves ; 4-6