Tuscan Tortellini Vegetable Soup Robust vegetable soup with onions, garlic, carrots, tomatoes, basil, oregano, in a warm broth with creamy cheese tortellini and fresh parmesan cheese.
Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add oil. Add onions and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Add carrots and continue to cook for 5 minutes longer. Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
Add crushed tomatoes, chicken broth, salt, pepper, basil, oregano, and red pepper flakes. Continue to cook for 5 minutes longer.
Add cheese tortellini and spinach cook for about 7-8 minutes or until the tortellini is cooked through. Taste for seasonings and add more spices, if so desired.
Serve with a generous amount of freshly grated parmesan cheese.
*may use canned whole tomatoes, pureed in a blender.