• 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 cups chopped or sliced carrots
  • 2 cups sliced celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 lemons
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cup chicken broth
  • 4 cups cheese tortellini (frozen ones or fresh)
  • 1 celo package of fresh spinach, chopped
  • Grated parmesan to garnish (optional)
  1. In large saucepan heat oil and saute carrots, celery and onion for about 5 minutes.
  2. Zest one of the lemons and add the zest to the pot.
  3. Pour in chicken broth and juice of the 2 lemons and bring to a boil.
  4. Add tortellini and cook until done according to package directions (mine were perfect after 7 minutes.
  5. Add chopped spinach, turn off heat and cover pot. The residual heat will steam the spinach.
  6. Ladle into bowls and top with a sprinkling of Parmesan if using.
Recipe by SEA SALT GALLEY KAT at https://www.seasaltgalleykat.com/soups/lemony-tortellini-soup/