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Tortellini and Broccoli Rabe Soup

30 minutes or fewer
 
Broccoli rabe (also called rapini) has a sharp flavor that nicely offsets the cheese tortellini. Collard or mustard greens are good alternatives. If you like, serve the soup topped with grated Parmesan cheese.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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8 oz. broccoli rabe
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2 tsp. olive oil
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4 cloves garlic, minced
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2 14.5-oz. cans vegetable stock
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1 9-oz. pkg. uncooked fresh cheese tortellini

Instructions: 

  1. Remove and discard tough ends from broccoli rabe stems; coarsely chop broccoli rabe.
  2. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Add garlic, and cook, stirring often, 30 seconds. Add broccoli rabe, stock and 1/2 cup water, and bring to a slow boil; cook 5 minutes.
  3. Add tortellini; cook according to package directions, until tender. Serve.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
130
Protein: 
6 g
Total Fat: 
3 g
Saturated Fat: 
1 g
Carbohydrates: 
19 g
Cholesterol: 
5 mg
Sodium: 
340 mg
Fiber: 
1 g
Sugar: 
1 g
Yield: 
Serves 6