Minestrone with Tortellini for Souper-Saturday…

“Thank you tortellini,

for basically being ravioli

that does yoga.”

~ Jimmy Fallon


This quote made me laugh out loud ๐Ÿ˜‚


This is a Spring-styled Minestrone soup

using fresh vegetables and your favourite tortellini-filled pasta.

Banana shallots, diced carrots…sautรฉ till soft.



  • 1 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 2 shallots, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • fresh rosemary,chopped
  • 1l vegetable stock
  • 1 courgette, diced
  • 200g freshย  tortellini
  • 4-6 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoons red-wine vinegar


Fresh herbs on the windowsill.

Mince the garlic, chop the rosemary,ย sautรฉ tillย fragrant.


  1. Heat oil in a large pan.
  2. Add carrots and onion; stir, cover and sautรฉ until the onion is soft.
  3. Stir in garlic and rosemary and cook, stirring often, until fragrant.
  4. In goes the stock and diced courgettes, then bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes.
  6. Add tortellini and tomatoes and simmer for about 6 minutes.
  7. Stir vinegar into the hot soup just before serving.

Courgettes in with the stock, then the tomatoes, andย finally tortellini.


The red-wine vinegar is the final star ingredient.

To serve, top with parmesan shavings

and freshly ground black pepper.


Frances ๐Ÿ˜‹

p.s. Next week is the Spring Equinox…

so… Souper-Saturday posts will be back in the Autumn ๐Ÿ


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