Creamy Tomato, Spinach and Tortellini Soup Recipe

This hearty Creamy Tomato Spinach and Tortellini Soup is simple to make and ready in 30 minutes! Perfect for a meatless lunch or dinner on a cold winter day! Serve with a sandwich or some bread for dipping. 

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This recipe was revised, photographed and updated 1/2022.

Looking for a delicious meal to warm you up on a cold winter day? 

Give this tasty soup a try! It's currently zero degrees here in central Minnesota and a big pot of soup is something my family always craves.

This soup is a 30 minute recipe and when served with some Baguette Garlic Bread or a grilled cheese, it's a complete and filling meal. The flavors are simple, but each bite has you wanting another.

If you're a meat lover, you could always add some sausage or rotisserie chicken breast and if spinach isn't your thing, try kale or skip it completely.

There are so many things you can do to make this recipe your own, or make it brand new every time you make it.

The leftovers are great for a quick lunch the next day. 

Keep scrolling for tips, additional tomato soup recipes and more! 

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What are the ingredients in this recipe?

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Scroll down to the printable recipe card for measurements and instructions!

Recipe tips:

  • Store for up to three days in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
  • You can cook the tortellini separately and add to each bowl, instead of cooking in the soup. Cooked macaroni pasta would also work well.
  • If you'd like to cut the acidity of the tomatoes, add 1-2 teaspoons of sugar when adding the diced tomatoes.

Soup in a soup pot.


More tomato soup recipes you might like:

You can add or substitute with these ingredients:

  • petite diced tomatoes or crushed tomatoes instead of regular
  • any flavor tortellini
  • three tablespoons of fresh chopped basil instead of Italian seasoning

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I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we did!


Tomato Spinach Tortellini Soup
Yield 4 servings
Author Hot Eats and Cool Reads
Prep time
5 Min
Cook time
25 Min
Total time
30 Min

Tomato Spinach Tortellini Soup


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 - 14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 10 ounces fresh cheese tortellini
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, plus additional for topping
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach


  1. In a large soup pot or dutch oven, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Once butter is melted, add the onion and saute for about 4 minutes, until slightly softened.
  3. Add the garlic and stir to combine. Cook for 1 minute.
  4. Stir in the flour, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  5. Cook for 1 minute, then mix in the tomato paste until combined, then whisk in the chicken broth.
  6. Add the diced tomatoes and increase heat to medium-high until soup comes to a boil.
  7. Lower heat to medium and add tortellini pasta.
  8. Simmer for 5-6 minutes until tortellini is tender.
  9. Stir in the heavy cream and parmesan cheese.
  10. Cook for 2 minutes, then stir in spinach and cook until wilted.
  11. Serve with additional parmesan cheese on top.


If you'd like to cut the acidity of the tomatoes, add 1-2 teaspoons of sugar when adding the diced tomatoes.

Store for up to three days in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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