Ready to dig into the best tortellini soup? Loaded with vegetables and springy tortellini, this is one soup that eats like an entire meal!
Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking 60 minutes
Ingredients below are for a 5.5-cup cooker.
- 1 tablespoon Olive oil
- 1 small Red onion, finely chopped
- 3 Garlic cloves, minced
- 2 Medium carrots, chopped
- 1 Zucchini, chopped
- 1 14.5-ounce can Diced tomatoes
- 3 cups Vegetable broth (or water)
- 1 teaspoon Smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon Chili powder
- 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
- 5-6 ounces Fresh or frozen tortellinis
- 1 cup Baby spinach, chopped
- Salt and pepper, to serve
- Put the olive oil, red onion, garlic, carrots, zucchini, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, smoked paprika, chili powder, and cumin powder in the rice cooker inner pot, and stir.
- Close the lid and choose the [Slow Cook] function. Set the timer for 60 minutes and press start.
- When there’s 15 minutes left to cook, open the lid and add the tortellinis and baby spinach. Stir and close.
- Season with salt and pepper and serve.
AN EASY TO MAKE ITALIAN SOUP THE WHOLE FAMILY WILL LOVE
On those evenings we need a little soup in our lives, we’re usually thinking of ways to round out the meal. Like soup and a salad. Or soup and a sandwich. It’s normally a soup and something else sort of proposition.
Because, no matter how delicious and hearty soup is, it usually leaves you wanting at least a little something else to go with it.
Well, stop the presses! This rustic tortellini soup is so substantial you can make it into a full meal.
It’s got all the tomatoey goodness of our favorite Italian soup recipes. And it takes a trip through the garden with roughly chopped carrots, onions, zucchini and fresh spinach.
But this easy soup recipe has a secret (and filling) weapon hiding in plain sight, reflected in its name. It’s brimming with tortellini.
Now, if you’re a pasta making master, you can use your own fresh homemade tortellini. However, what’s great about this recipe is that we made it for people looking for an easy dinner after a long day at work. Use your favorite fresh or frozen store-bought tortellini for a time saving meal that hits all the right spots. And it even works with other types of pasta and noodles. How’s that for a versatile soup you won’t need to make any side dishes for?
HOW TO MAKE TORTELLINI SOUP IN A RICE COOKER
Just load all your soup ingredients (EXCEPT the tortellini and baby spinach) into the inner pot of your Tiger multifunctional rice cooker. Then select the Slow Cook function for 60 minutes.
When there’s 15 minutes of cook time remaining, add the spinach and tortellini.
That’s it! We think you’ll be adding this rustic, filling tortellini soup to your steady dinner rotation.
And check out these other delicious and easy soup recipes you can make in your rice cooker: