Tortellini Soup with Garlic, Tomatoes & Spinach

This is one of my favorite simple soup recipes, and is a great soup for when you are sick – you can always add more garlic and spinach! This cooks quickly – mostly just a few minutes to saute the garlic and a few more to cook the fresh tortellini.


  • butter or olive oil
  • 6 to 8 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth (I use vegetable Better than Bullion)
  • 1 package fresh tortellini (usually around 9oz)
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes (keep the juice)
  • Fresh spinach, chopped if desired
  • Optional: Parmesan cheese as a topping


Chop the garlic and saute in butter or olive oil.  I love garlic, so I use quite a bit. Sometimes I go heavier on the garlic so that I can reap the health benefits!

Add your 4 cups of broth and the contents of the can of tomatoes.  Bring to a boil.

Add the tortellini and cook per the package directions and the tortellini is tender.

Add some handfuls of spinach as desired.

Stir it in to the soup, and it will wilt quickly. Since spinach wilts down quite a bit, you can add a lot if you want!

As soon as the spinach is wilted, you can serve the soup.


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  • Audrey at Two Pink Peonies
    February 9, 2020

    Yum this looks so good! I’ll have to make this for meatless Monday!

  • Mikaela Miles
    February 9, 2020

    Oh my this looks so delicious! I will definitely have to try it!! I’m a real sucker for pasta!

  • Brandy
    February 9, 2020

    I love your recipe for tortellini soup! Another fun way to sneak some of my favorite (spinach) into my daily life.

  • Terri Steffes
    February 10, 2020

    That looks divine. I am so in love with soups with pasta. This looks like something I would love for dinner.

  • Kristine Nicole Alessandra
    February 10, 2020

    I am making this soon. My husband was not allowed to have green leafy vegetables for 3 months because it would negate the effect of one of his medications. Now that the “restriction” has been lifted, I am making this tortellini soup for him! Thanks for the recipe.

  • Aditi Wardhan Singh
    February 10, 2020

    This looks perfect for the weather we have ..

  • Monica Y
    February 10, 2020

    Cold weather and soup, the best combo ever, this recipe looks delicious and I need to make it this week, it is going to rain all week

  • Grace Fredericks
    February 11, 2020

    Quick, easy, and customizable! Looking forward to making this!

  • Agnes
    February 11, 2020

    I love the ingredients in this soup. Definitely a must-try recipe.

  • Aarika
    February 12, 2020

    Oh my goodness! I am drooling over this recipe and want to eat it immediately. I am so excited that I discovered your website with all the yummy vegetarian recipes. Yippee! I look forward to trying so many of your delicious dishes. Thanks!

  • Tara Pittman
    April 16, 2020

    I am drooling here. I need to get the ingredients for this soup

  • Amber Myers
    April 16, 2020

    This looks incredible! We’ll have to make it for dinner. I’m looking for new stuff to try since I cook most nights! I do love my garlic.

  • Adrienne
    April 16, 2020

    Wow, this not only looks like it tastes great but I love the presentation. Such bright colors, looks like an awesome recipe I’ll have to try.

  • Marie Phillips
    April 17, 2020

    This looks so good and fresh! I can’t wait to try it!

  • littlemisadvencha
    April 17, 2020

    This tomato recipe is really delicious! and it is very healthy as well. I love tomato sauce and you are making me hungry right now!

  • World in Eyes
    April 17, 2020

    Yummm your tortellini soup with garlic, tomatoes and spinach looks incredible!

  • Krysten Quiles
    April 17, 2020

    That is making my mouth water!! It looks absolutely delish and I am totally adding it to next week’s meal plan. Thanks!

  • Joanna
    April 18, 2020

    I can imagine how delicious this recipe is. Tomato, garlic and spinach are such great flavors that compliment each other so well.

  • Nina Bosken
    April 18, 2020

    This looks delicious! I’ve never thought to make a soup with tortellini. It looks like a wonderful idea and one I would like to try.

  • Cindy Ingalls
    April 19, 2020

    Yum! I love cheese tortellini and this looks so quick and easy to make. Thanks for the recipe!

  • Erica
    May 4, 2020

    Yummy! This is an interesting recipe I’d love to try because I love Spinach!

  • Monica Simpson
    July 22, 2021

    I eat soup anytime of the year. I will be adding this to my lunch menu next week!

  • Gervin Khan
    July 22, 2021

    We have a cold and rainy season today, and I think this is a perfect dish to prepare for tonight’s dinner. Delicious!

  • Anasha Khan
    July 22, 2021

    Such an easy, simple and healthy way to enjoy dinner.

  • Katie Priest
    July 22, 2021

    This sounds absolutely delicious! We love tortellini soup and will have to give this one a try!

  • Luna S
    July 22, 2021

    This looks pretty delicious! I love that type of noodle and soup is always a good dinner option.

    • Jess
      July 22, 2021

      This looks so good! I love soups I make them
      On Sunday to have for the week. Im gluten free and have yet to find a gluten free tortellini.

  • Samantha Laycock
    July 23, 2021

    This sounds delicious and a great meatless meal.

  • Danielle
    July 23, 2021

    This soup looks perfect. I need to try it soon.

  • Sonia Seivwright
    April 4, 2022

    That soup just warmed my heart. Looks very tasty and full of flavour.