Simple and satisfying, this spinach tortellini soup recipe is ready in 30 minutes to warm you up without weighing you down.
Over the weekend our big girl wasn’t feeling so well, and she asked me to make some soup. There’s no way to really feel good when your kids don’t, but simmering a big pot of comforting and nourishing soup by special request may be about the closest you can get.
She’d initially asked for our bare-bones basic orzo in broth, which only comes out when someone’s really under the weather. But I amortized my law degree with some light negotiation and upgraded us to spinach tortellini soup. This pot of goodness packs more nutrients and also doubled as a way to feed the whole family dinner that night without cooking twice. The 12 year old is smart, has good taste, and even as a tween is pretty good at picking her battles, so she was happy to oblige. (more…)