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Tortellini and Lamb Country Soup

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Quick Facts

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 35 min.
Total: 55 min.
A comforting and filling soup to curl up with on a cold winter's day.


  • 2 stalks celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 lb lamb boneless leg or shoulder, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 8 cups fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 9 oz package cheese tortellini
  • 1 15 1/2 oz can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 1 lb package frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • 2 tsp Italian herb seasoning
  • Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)


  • Spray a large pot with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Add celery and onion and cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes.
  • Add lamb, cooking until brown.
  • Mix in broth, tortellini, tomatoes, frozen vegetables, garlic salt, and Italian seasoning.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Serve in soup bowls and sprinkle with cheese if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 174
  Calories from Fat 39 (22%)
(7%)Total Fat 4g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(11%)Cholesterol 33mg
(23%)Sodium 555mg
(12%)Potassium 437mg
Total Carbohydrate 19g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(31%)Protein 15g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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