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Tortellini Vegetable Soup

It’s day 3 of my Soup Week!  So far I’ve shared a Cheddar & Ale Chicken Chowder and Turkey Meatball Noodle Soup…are you hungry for soup yet?!

Soup is such a fantastic meal during these dark and cold nights.  Soup is comfort food at it’s best, especially when you serve up a bowl with warm crusty bread and butter.  So delicious.  I love having soup simmering on the stove at dinner time, because the house smells amazing and feels so cozy.  When I have a pot going I find my family always drifts to the kitchen to find out what’s on the menu.  And when I tell them soup, they’re always excited for dinner!

I’m soup-er excited to share this Tortellini Vegetable Soup recipe with you because it’s definitely a crowd pleaser!  The broth is flavourful, the tortellini delicious and you can add any vegetables that you and your family love!  I love a recipe that can be tailored to your own tastebuds.


Tortellini Vegetable Soup {A Pretty Life}

I used cheese tortellini for this particular batch of soup, but spinach or mushroom tortellini would be delicious too!  When I make this again I’m definitely going to try spinach tortellini…mmmm…my mouth is watering just thinking of it!  Oh, and did I mention you can have this on the table in less than an hour?  Even better!



Tortellini Vegetable Soup

  • Author: Jo-Anna Rooney
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 2 carrots (chopped)
  • 1 clove of garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 leaves bay
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 salt
  • 1/4 pepper
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 small/medium zucchini (chopped into bite sized chunks)
  • 4 medium tomatoes (cut into chunks)
  • 2 cups fresh cheese tortellini (uncooked)
  • parmesan cheese for garnish


  1. Large saucepan saute the onions, carrots and garlic in 1 tbsp of oil.
  2. Add the oregano, basil, bay leaves, salt and pepper. Cook for about 1 minute.
  3. Stir in the broth and bring to a light boil.
  4. Then add the zucchini, tomatoes and tortellini, and bring to a light boil again.
  5. Then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes, or until tortellini are tender.


Offer parmesan cheese to be sprinkled on the soup just before serving. Delicious!

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Just a simple broth, tonnes of hearty vegetables and yummy tortellini!  SO good!

Tortellini Vegetable Soup {A Pretty Life}

 Have a delicious day!


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