RECIPE: Tom Halden's tortellini soup

(From Tom's family friend, Julie Spies)


3 tablespoons olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

3 stalks celery, chopped

3 carrots, chopped

1/4 onion, chopped

5 oz frozen spinach

2 cans cream of chicken soup

2 cans water

32 oz. chicken broth/stock

1 family size package cheese tortellini


Put oil in large pot and saute garlic, celery, carrots and onions until tender

Add spinach and cook until tender

Add rest of ingredients and simmer. It's that easy!

A special thanks to our family friends, Julie and Joel Spies, who made this wonderful soup for our family on New Year's Day this year. It's delicious and simple!