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Many cultures have a version of dumplings; for Russians, they're called pelmeni. One of the ways they're often served is in a cabbage soup. We substitute easier-to-find tortellini in this healthy soup recipe with great results, but if you can find pelmeni, go ahead and use them.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2016


Recipe Summary

30 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until softened, about 4 minutes. Add broth; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Add coleslaw mix, tortellini, salt and pepper; cook until the tortellini are hot, 4 to 6 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in dill.


Nutrition Facts

1 3/4 cups
358 calories; protein 16.8g; carbohydrates 43.7g; dietary fiber 3.6g; sugars 4.5g; fat 14g; saturated fat 4.1g; cholesterol 29.8mg; vitamin a iu 228.5IU; vitamin c 28.3mg; folate 119.4mcg; calcium 156.4mg; iron 2.2mg; magnesium 29.7mg; potassium 487.7mg; sodium 682.6mg; thiamin 0.3mg.

2 starch, 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 1/2 fat