Meatless dishes are a part of the Lenten season for many folks, and when they can be prepared without a lot of planning, they are especially appreciated.
Ideal for time-crunched cooks, this recipe requires minimal ingredients and can be on the table in a jiffy. By keeping a couple of items such as packaged vegetable stock and dried tortellini stored in the pantry, it’s easy to prepare a savory soup at the last minute.
When it comes to saving time in the kitchen, these attractive and practical bowls from Oneida are perfect for hectic households. They can go in the dishwasher and microwave—and are great for either weeknight suppers or elegant occasions.
So when it comes to preparing a meatless dish during the season of Lent or anytime, serve up a bowl of this tortellini soup. It simply couldn’t be easier.
EASY TORTELLINI SOUP
6 cups vegetable stock
1 teaspoon dried parsley, crushed
1 (8-ounce) package dried four cheese tortellini
Salt and pepper to taste
Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (optional)
In a large saucepan, combine vegetable stock and dried parsley. Cover; bring to a boil. Stir in tortellini. Reduce heat; gently boil, partially covered, until tortellini are just tender, 13 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving. Season with salt and pepper; top with grated Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh parsley, if desired. Makes 6 servings.
Thanks to Oneida for providing dinnerware