Tortellini Meatball Soup with Mini Baguettes

This meal is so fast to get on the table.  The soup cooks up very quickly and Sister Schubert’s Mini Baguettes are not only the prefect accompaniment, they are also quick to the table.

Do you like dipping bread in your soup?  I do and these were perfect for doing that.  The outside of the baguette is crunchy, making them great for dipping.  The inside is soft and warm, which gives them a homemade taste.  I also really appreciate that they are individual servings, versus a whole loaf that needs to be cut.  When you need to get dinner to the table fast, every little time-saving step helps!

The other thing I love about this whole meal is that it requires no advanced planning.  It’s basically a pantry/freezer meal.  All the ingredients can be kept on hand and pulled out when you need them.  The Mini Baguettes warm in the oven while the soup comes together.   I love meals like this!

Here’s what you’ll need to make the soup: 

In the photo, you’ll see beef broth, but I ended up using chicken broth.  Either would work fine.

Tortellini Meatball Soup

Serving size: 6-8

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 boxes or 4 cans chicken or beef broth
  • 20-25 fully cooked, frozen meatballs, thawed
  • 19 oz frozen tortellini
  • 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • ½ tsp. basil
  • ½ tsp. oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a soup pot, cook onion and garlic in olive oil till onion is soft.
  2. Add broth and bring to boil.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and boil, till tortellini is cooked.

How do you eat your soup?  Do you like to dip bread in it?  Do you like to crush crackers in soup?  Or are you a purist, keeping the bread/crackers on the side?

I was one of eight bloggers selected by Sister Schubert’s Homemade Rolls to review their products. I have been compensated for my time commitment to the program as well as my writing about my experience. I have also been provided products for review. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments.

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  1. This looks like the perfect weeknight soup! I’m a bread dipper. I love crusty bread with almost any soup.

  2. This looks like a great yummy soup that would be easy to make but taste like it took quite awhile. I can’t wait to try it. I love Sister Schubert Rolls and have not tried the baguettes. I look forward to doing this!

  3. I have a bazillion frozen meatballs I need to use up. This would be perfect.
    I bet this could be cooked in the slowcooker…. 🙂


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