Italian Pork & Tomato Soup Recipe

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ItalianPorkTomatoSoup DINNER 30 soup and stew

Italian Pork & Tomato Soup Recipe

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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 12 oz pork tenderloin, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 oz whole-grain or brown rice rotini pasta
  • 14 1/2 oz boxed or jarred unsalted diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1⁄8 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 oz Parmesan cheese, optional

Preparation

  1. In a large pot, heat 1 tsp oil on medium-
high. Sprinkle pork with paprika and add to pot. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes, until cooked through. Transfer to a large plate and set aside.
  2. To same pot, add 1½ cups water, pasta, tomatoes and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 8 to 9 minutes, until pasta is tender. Stir in pork and any accumulated juices, spinach, oregano, rosemary, salt and remaining 3 tsp oil. Stir until spinach is slightly wilted. Divide among serving bowls and top with cheese (if using).

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups
  • Calories: 224
  • Carbohydrate Content: 17 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 55 mg
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 5 g
  • Protein Content: 20 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 315 mg
  • Sugar Content: 5 g
  • Trans Fat Content: 1 g