Tigger’s Tip: “Peeling the carrots is something that Tiggers — and kids — do best!”
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
- Calories: 177
- Fiber: 2g
- Total Fat: 7g
- Protein: 13g
- Total Carbohydrate: 15g
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 small zucchini, diced
- 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
- 5 1/2 cups chicken stock
- 1 teaspoon dried basil (more if fresh)
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 cup canned crushed tomatoes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 9 ounces fresh or frozen tortellini (cheese or meat filled)
- 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- Black pepper, to taste
How To Make It
- Heat the olive oil in a medium soup pot or large saucepan. Add the onion, zucchini, and carrot. Sauté over moderate heat for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring often, until the onion is soft and translucent.
- Add the stock, basil, bay leaf, tomatoes, and salt to the pot. Increase the heat and bring the mixture to a low boil. Add the tortellini and bring the soup back to a low boil. Cook it for 2 minutes, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 5 to 6 minutes longer. Gently stir in the parsley and pepper during the last minute or so.
Disclaimer: The experiences and suggestions recounted in these articles are not intended as medical advice, and they are not necessarily the "typical" experiences of families with a child who has type 1 diabetes. These situations are unique to the families depicted. Families should check with their healthcare professionals regarding the treatment of type 1 diabetes and the frequency of blood glucose monitoring.