Easy Tomato and Tortellini Soup



– 2 Tbsp. olive oil – 1 medium yellow onion, diced – 2 garlic cloves, minced – 1 (28 oz.) can, Hunt's Petite Diced Tomatoes – 1 (14.5 oz) can, Hunt's Petite Diced Tomatoes (1/2 cup reserved for garnish, if desired) – 1 (15 oz.) can, Hunt's Tomato Sauce – 3 c. chicken stock or broth – 3/4 c. heavy cream – 1 Tbsp. sugar – 1 tsp. salt – 1/2 tsp. pepper – 1/2 tsp. dried oregano – 1/2 tsp. dried basil – 1/4 tsp. nutmeg – 1/2 c. grated Parmesan Cheese – 1 (20 oz.) package, cheese tortellini – Garnishes (if desired): – additional Parmesan Cheese – reserved Hunt's Petite Diced Tomatoes – fresh basil leaves, sliced or minced


Step 1

To a Dutch oven or medium stock pot, heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the onion and saute for 5-7 minutes or until nearly translucent.

Step 2

Add the minced garlic and saute for another minute. Remove from heat. Transfer mixture to blender.

Step 3

To the onion mixture in the blender add the 28 oz. can of Hunt's Petite Diced Tomatoes. Blend together for 30-45 seconds or until smooth. Pour the puree back into the Dutch oven. To the puree, add the 14 oz. can of Hunt's Petite Diced tomatoes (reserve 1/2 c. for garnish if desired), can of Hunt's Tomato Sauce, chicken stock, heavy cream, sugar, salt, pepper, oregano, basil, and nutmeg. Stir well, and heat over medium high heat until mixture comes to a simmer. Reduce to medium heat and continue to simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 4

After 5 minutes, add the Parmesan cheese and tortellini. Bring back to medium high heat and bring back to a simmer. Reduce to medium low heat and simmer for 5 more minutes.

Step 5

Remove from heat and ladle into bowls. Garnish with additional Parmesan cheese, tomatoes and basil, if desired.