How about a tortellini soup along with a meat loaf menu for dinner today? You might think that it would be a lot of work, but it does not have to be. Try a tortellini soup that would be perfect for kids and adults alike. This fulfilling soup along with a meatloaf and vegetables on the side would be a perfect dinner menu. At the same time, if you think that the preparation time would be elaborate, it does not have to be.

Here Is A Simple But Heart Soup And Meatloaf Menu Recipe For Dinner.

Tortellini soup recipe

This noodle or pasta based soup with a cheesy take would surely be a hit with kids. If you are hesitant about the calories that you add to the soup, take heart that it is good fat that even skinny bodies need once in a while.  A tortellini soup will remind you of noodle soup that comes with a cheesy twist.

Ingredients required

  • 3 tbps of margarine or butter
  • 2 garlic cloves that are finely chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cartons of chicken broth
  • 4 cups of water
  • 2 packages of chicken broth
  • 4 cups of water
  • 2 packages of tortellini cheese filled
  • 2 tbsp of fresh parsley, chopped
  • ½ tsp of pepper
  • 1 tsp of Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp of grated nutmeg



Melt butter in an oven dish. Add in garlic clove, sauté in carrots, onions and garlic along with celery. After you have sautéed, add in the broth and water. When the mixture has boiled for some time, stir in the tortellini. Cover the mixture and allow it to simmer for about 20 minutes. Add in parsley, nutmeg and pepper. Simmer for about ten minutes.

Home made meat loaf

Ingredients to use

  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup of ketchup
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 cup of bread crumbs
  • 1/4th cup of onion, finely chopped
  • 1 pound of ground beef


1/4th cup of ketchup

2How to make?

Preheat oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit. Combine all the meatloaf ingredients in a large bowl. Press the mixture and put the same in a loaf pan. Bake the mixture for 40 minutes. Once the meatloaf is ready, take it out of the oven and spread the ketchup evenly. Return to the oven and bake for about 20 minutes additionally. That will allow the meat to reach a temperature of 160 degree Fahrenheit. That will indicate that the meat is cooked thoroughly. Allow the meatloaf to stand for about ten minutes before you serve it.

The recipes are simple and would be done in an hour or so. As long as you have the ingredients ready it would be easy to arrange for such a dinner. You could even add in garlic bread with the soup and fresh vegetables on the side to make the dinner a complete meal. For A Split Pea Soup Recipe, Go Here.