Tortellini and Lamb Country Soup

A heart and belly-warming soup made with American Lamb boneless leg or shoulder, delicious cheese tortellini's, and protein-packed veggies.

Tortellini and Lamb Country Soup

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

25 minutes

Serves

8 people

A heart and belly-warming soup made with American Lamb boneless leg or shoulder, delicious cheese tortellini’s, and protein-packed veggies.

Recipe and image courtesy of American Lamb Board.

Ingredients

  • 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 lb. American Lamb boneless leg or shoulder, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 8 cups fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 package (9-ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chopped tomatoes
  • 1 package (1 lb.) frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Preparation

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

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