Gather the Ingredients

You will need carrots, celery, onions, flour, parmesan, pepper, oregano, basil, garlic, bay leaf, salt, butter, chicken broth, diced tomatoes, half & half, and tortellini.


Tomato Soup Base

Add the diced tomatoes, celery, carrots, onions, oregano, basil, bay leaf, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and chicken broth to a large pot.


Simmer the Soup


Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

Make a man of tin

Prepare a roux by melting butter  then sprinkling with flour. Mix in one cup of soup. Add two more cups of soup and stir until it begins to thicken.


Cook the Tortellini

While making the roux, add the tortellini to the warm soup and simmer for 2-3 minutes.


Add Cream & Cheese

Add the roux mixture back to the soup. When the soup begins to thicken, add the parmesan and half and half. Stir until the cheese is melted and add more salt and pepper, if necessary.


Enjoy Your Soup!

Serve warm, topped with shredded parmesan cheese and warm breadsticks on the side. Swipe up to get instructions for Instant Pot and Slow Cooker.