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Spoonful of Slow Cooker Creamy Butternut Tortellini Soup.

Creamy Butternut Tortellini Soup

Two classics unite with this creamy and delicious soup. Perfect for busy days and chilly nights.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Butternut Squash Soup Crockpot, Slow Cooker Creamy Tortellini Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 412 kcal
Author Heather

Ingredients

  • 1 med butternut squash (about 2 1/2 lbs) *peeled, deseeded & cut into 3/4 inch cubes, about 7-8 cups
  • 1 med brown onion *diced, about 2 cups
  • 8 cloves garlic *crushed or minced, about 2 heaping tbsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground rosemary *or 2 tbsp fresh, finely diced
  • 1 tsp ground sage *or 7-8 fresh leaves
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 20 oz package fresh cheese tortellini *mini sized tortellini works well
  • 1 cup full fat sour cream *or plain whole milk yogurt
  • 8 oz bacon *cooked, cooled and crumbled

Instructions

  1. Place cubed squash, diced onion, garlic, rosemary, sage and broth into a 6-7 quart slow cooker. Stir well and cook on high for 4 1/2 hours or on low for 8-9 hours.

  2. If using fresh sage, remove leaves. Process soup with an immersion blender or stand blender. 

    Add soup back to slow cooker and stir in fresh tortellini. Cook on high for an additional 10 mins.

  3. Meanwhile, place bacon strips into a cold frying pan. Cook over med/high heat until golden and crispy, about 5 mins, turning halfway. Place cooked bacon on paper towels and once cooled crumble. 

  4. Temper sour cream with about 1/2 cup of liquid from soup. Stir into slow cooker and continue cooking on high for another 5-10 mins. 

    Garnish with bacon crumbles. 

Recipe Notes

Please use as many organic ingredients as possible

To lower calories use low-fat or fat free plain yogurt and omit the bacon. 

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Butternut Tortellini Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 412 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 96mg32%
Sodium 883mg38%
Potassium 455mg13%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 400IU8%
Vitamin C 14.9mg18%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.