Recipes and Cooking Creamy Tortellini Soup 4.0 (214) 8 Reviews A white sauce mix and dried tortellini make this satisfying soup recipe extra easy; stirring in the spinach at the last minute gives it fresh-from-the garden flavor. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 5 hrs Total Time: 5 hrs 20 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 1.5-2 ounce envelope white sauce mix 4 cup water 1 14 ounce can vegetable broth 1 ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms ½ cup chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon dried basil, crushed ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon dried oregano, crushed ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 7-8 ounce package dried cheese tortellini (about 2 cups) 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk 6 cup fresh baby spinach leaves or torn spinach Ground black pepper (optional) Finely shredded Parmesan cheese (optional) Directions Place dry white sauce mix in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Gradually add the water to the white sauce mix, stirring until smooth. Stir in broth, mushrooms, onion, garlic, basil, salt, oregano, and cayenne pepper. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours. Stir in dried tortellini. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 1 hour more or high-heat setting for 45 minutes more. Stir in evaporated milk and fresh spinach. If desired, sprinkle individual servings with black pepper and Parmesan cheese. Makes 4 servings. Andy Lyons Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 450 Calories 18g Fat 53g Carbs 22g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 450 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 34mg 11% Sodium 1710mg 74% Total Carbohydrate 53g 19% Protein 22g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.