Tortellini and Spinach in Garlic Broth
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 c water
  • 3 c low-sodium chicken broth or homemade stock
  • 1.5 t salt
  • 1 lb fresh or frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 lb spinach, stems removed and well washed
  • grated parmesan for sprinkling
  1. In a large pot, heat oil over moderately low heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Add water, broth, and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in a arge pot of salted water, cook tortellini until just done. (4 min for fresh, 10-12 for frozen.) Drain. Add spinach to garlic & broth mixture and cook until just wilted, about 1 minute. Stir in tortellini. Serve soup with grated parmesan.
From Food & Wine Magazine...