Creamy Tortellini Soup

14 Oct

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This soup was delicious and I just kept on adding things that made it better.

3 Tablespoons butter

1 large diced yellow onion

3 cloves minced garlic

2 large thinly sliced carrots

1 tablespoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 cup flour

6 cups chicken broth

2 packages (12 ounces)  meat or cheese tortellini. Cooked separately and set aside.

2 big handfuls of fresh spinach

2 cups broccoli  bite size florets

One cup 1/2 and 1/2 or milk

5 slices American cheese

Melt butter in a soup pot

Add the onion, carrots,garlic, salt and pepper until they are soft

Whisk in flour

Slowly add the broth and keep on whisking

Bring to a boil

Add the spinach, broccoli and tortellini

Add the cream and cheese

Simmer everything till it is hot and the cheese is melted

Adjust your salt and pepper

Serve this with a small salad and crusty bread

 

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