Note: If using fresh Tortellini pasta cook them for only 5-7mins in the soup .If using dry pasta boil them for 10 mins or till tender seperately in boiling water as you would with regular pasta .. I have used dry Tortellini here.
1/2 lb Tortelllini pasta
1 tbsp Olive oil
1 small white onion
1 cup chopped spinach
1/2 cup diced carrots , corn and red bell pepper
1/2 cup cooked chicken peices
2 cups Organic low sodium chicken stock
1/2 tsp dry parsley flakes
1/2 tsp pepper pwdr
1/2 tsp garlic pwdr
1 tsp Lemon pepper seasoning
8-10 chopped fresh Basil leaves.
Salt to tasteDirections :
In a stockpot bring 10 cups of water to a rolling boil .Add the dry tortellini pasta and cook for 10 mins till they are tender. Drain and keep aside.
In a saucepan ,heat olive oil.Add the sliced onions and cook till they are transluscent.Add the garlic pwdr and chopped spinach,carrots,corn and red peppers.Add pepper pwdr,lemon -pepper seasoning and salt .Stir and cook on a medium flame for 10 mins.Add the cooked chicken and chicken stock and bring to a boil once and then simmer. Add the cooked Tortellini or the fresh Tortellini at this point.Add the parsley flakes and chopped basil leaves and simmer for another 5 mins.Serve hot with salad or garlic bread.