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One Pot Tortollini and Spinach Soup - "Salvatores' Saavy Soup"
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Tortollini soup made from a bacon and onion base



  • 1 lb (.5 kg). frozen tortollini
  • 1 pkg. frozen whole leaf spinach
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 oz (406 grm).) chicken broth
  • 1 medium yellow onion (sliced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 4 strips of bacon
  • In deep stockpot, fry bacon strips until crisp. Remove and set aside.
  • Remove all but 2 tbsp (30 ml) bacon fat from stockpot.
  • Turn heat to medium and add onions and garlic
  • Cook until pearlized. Do not brown!
  • Add the chicken broth and simmer (approx. 10 minutes)
  • Add frozen spinach to simmering soup and allow to thaw.
  • Add the tortollini.
  • Simmer another 7 minutes or until tortollini rise to the top.
  • Pour into soup bowls and top with crumbled bacon bits

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