Take-out Tuesday, Chobani Tomato, Spinach & Pasta Soup

What is your very favorite soup?

Mine is Tomato, and yep, I am guilty of grabbing a can of good ole Campbell’s most of the time…

Chobani Tomato Soup thepaintedapron.com

But when I found this recipe over at Closet Cooking for Creamy Tomato Soup with Tortellini and Spinach, and saw the prep time was only 10 minutes, I had to try it!


The original recipe calls for heavy whipping cream, which sounds good, but not so healthy…

So guess where my version gets all it’s creamy goodness?  Chobani Greek Yogurt!

I am participating in  the #MadeWithCobani project,  creating a unique, healthy recipe using Chobani yogurt as a key ingredient


The base of the soup is Chicken Broth and diced tomatoes, thickened with a roux made from onion and garlic, and then finished with the Chobani yogurt for a creamy, dreamy velvety texture


Saute onion in butter until soft, and garlic, then stir in flour


Add broth, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and hit it with an immersion blender to break down the tomatoes and create a smooth texture


Add fresh pasta, such as tortellini or mini ravioli, and let the pasta cook in the soup


Stir in Chobani, Parmesan and pesto


Top with fresh spinach and cover, the spinach will wilt down into the soup as it steams


You can make this in 10 minutes and let it hang out on low on the stove top until you’re ready to serve

creamy tomato soup thepaintdapron.com

A balanced healthy meal in minutes, with extra protein from Greek yogurt, now that is comforting!!

tomato soup with pasta and spinach thepaintedapron.com

Garnish with a “spinach leaf raft” topped with a dollop of Chobani and pesto

Tomato Soup with Chobani and spinach thepaintedapron.com

Yogurt pesto garnish thepaintedapron.com

Chobani Tomato, Spinach & Pasta Soup

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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adapted from Closet Cooking

2 T butter

1 onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup flour

3 cups chicken or vegetable broth

1 can, 28 oz diced tomatoes

2 T tomato paste

8 oz fresh pasta, such as tortellini, ravoletti [mini ravioli]

5 oz fresh spinach leaves, torn or chopped into smaller pieces

2 cartons, 5.3 oz. each, Chobani plain Greek Yogurt, divided

1-2 T prepared pesto

3 oz fresh Parmesan cheese, shaved

salt and pepper

Melt butter in a 3 quart sauce pan over medium heat.  Add onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.  Add garlic and cook one minute.   Stir in flour to form a thick paste or roux.  Add broth, diced tomatoes,  and tomato paste.  Cook and stir to blend with the roux.  Use an immersion blender to puree mixture for a smooth texture if desired.   Add pasta, and salt and pepper to taste.  Stir in 3/4 cup Chobani, pesto and Parmesan cheese.  Top with spinach and cover.  Cook on low for 20 minutes or until ready to serve.  Makes 4 servings

Garnish soup with a dollop of yogurt and a little pesto~Reserve any remaining yogurt for another use

Add chopped cooked chicken, turkey, sausage or ham if desired

Chobani Tomato soup with pasta and spinach thepaintedapron.com


for another printable version of Chobani Tomato, Spinach & Pasta Soup click here

note: I was contacted by Chobani to make a recipe using their yogurt, and was happy to use their delicious product to make this healthy and satisfying soup to share with you today~


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8 Responses to “Take-out Tuesday, Chobani Tomato, Spinach & Pasta Soup”
  1. Lynn says:

    Sounds like a great lunch Jenna! Think I’m gonna pick up some fresh spinach:@)

  2. chrisscheuer says:

    Sounds delicious for a rainy cold day like today!

  3. Mary says:

    Now that’s a delicious way to dress up tomato soup Jenna! Love the addition of tortellini, spinach, pesto and the yogurt is a great way to add some creaminess!

  4. Oh, YUM!! I am definitely trying this!!

  5. Kim says:

    I love tomato soup, and this looks amazing! That’s tomato soup kicked up several notches. I like the aspect of putting it all together and letting it hang out without much attention while you wait for said (or unsaid) husband to come in from the barn. 😉

  6. Miz Helen says:

    Hi Jenna,
    I would love to have a nice bowl of this soup for my lunch today, it looks soooo good! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you have a great week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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