This is really good with some warm crusty bread - italian or sourdough. This soup also freezes well.
Italian Tortellini Stew
2 zucchini, sliced
32 ounces chicken broth
2 cans diced tomatoes (28 oz)
1 can great northern beans
basil, to taste
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
7 ounces dried tri-colored tortellini
Combine all ingredients, except tortellini, in slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 hours. Turn heat to high and add the tortellini. Cook 20 minutes.
Per serving: 294 Calories; 6g Fat (28.5% calories from fat); 10g Protein; 22g Carbohydrate; 9g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 576mg Sodium.