Served at the 2019 Holiday Fare Wine Trail, Dierberg Star Lane Tasting Room

2 tbsp Olive Oil

2 oz. pancetta or 2 oz. bacon, finely chopped

1 medium onion, finely chopped

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 (49.5 oz) can chicken broth

2 tsp Italian seasoning

1 (9 oz) package cheese tortellini

1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes in puree

8 oz fresh spinach, rinsed, stemmed and chopped

salt and pepper, to taste


Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add pancetta and cook until crisp.

Add onion; cook 3-4 minutes or until soft.

Add garlic; cook 1 more minute.

Add broth and Italian seasoning; bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook tortellini according to package directions; drain.

Add cooked tortellini to soup mixture.

Stir in tomatoes and simmer 5 minutes.

Add spinach and cook just until wilted.

Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with cheese.

Serve with Dierberg Star Lane Chardonnay.

Dierberg Star lane Holiday Tortellini Soup



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