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prep:
10 mins
cook:
2 hrs 30 mins
total:
2 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large, heavy pot or Dutch oven, boil the first 6 ingredients and 3 cups water for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are tender, 2 1/2 to 2 3/4 hours, adding 1/4 cup more water at a time as needed. Season with salt and pepper.

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  • Add the tortellini, increase the heat and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer until the tortellini is cooked through, about 10 minutes; season.

  • Divide the soup among shallow soup bowls. Sprinkle with the cheese. Garnish with the parsley and drizzle with EVOO.

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