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Nov
15
2018

Weeknight Chicken Tortellini Soup

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Sharing my Weeknight Chicken Tortellini Soup with you today!  This simple dinner idea is packed with warm goodness that is great for the whole family!

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My tortellini soup is about to make your dinner routine so much easier this season.  Simple dinner ideas are my favorite kind of recipes to put together, especially weeknight soup!  This simple soup is a must for your dinner menu!  Enjoy!

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How To Make Tortellini Soup

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Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make this weeknight soup recipe.  To save time in the kitchen, use a rotisserie chicken and look for pre-chopped vegetables in your grocery store’s produce section.

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Start the recipe by heating oil in a large cast iron pot and saute the onions.

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Add the garlic, carrots and celery.  Stir to combine and cook until softened, about 10 minutes.

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Stir in the chicken and bacon.

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Pour in the chicken broth.

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Sir in the grated Parmesan Cheese.

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Tortellini up next!

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Add heavy cream at the end, stir and simmer.

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I like to add a few pinches of fresh chopped parsley before serving for freshness.

tortellini soup

Weeknight Chicken Tortellini Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken soup, quick fix dinner, simple dinner ideas, soup, tortellini, tortellini soup
Servings: 12
Calories: 493 kcal
Author: Jenny
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped peeled carrots
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 2 cups finely chopped white onion
  • 3 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 pound cooked bacon strips cut into 1/2 inch strips
  • 32 ounces reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 pound 3 cheese tortellini I use the fresh style found near the cheese
  • 1 cup heavy cream or whole milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in large 5 quart cast iron skillet over medium heat. When hot, add carrots, celery, onion and garlic, stirring and cooking for 5 minutes. Stir in chicken and bacon. Add chicken broth and let warm for 5 minutes. Stir in tortellini and cook for 10 minutes, until al dente. Add cream, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper, stirring to combine. Reduce heat to low and simmer for another 10 minutes. Before serving garnish with fresh chopped parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Weeknight Chicken Tortellini Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 493 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 48%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 600mg 25%
Potassium 449mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 77.1%
Vitamin C 6.6%
Calcium 13.5%
Iron 12.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 1
    Natalie says:

    This soup looks so hearty and delicious!

  2. 2
    Ray lopez says:

    In the ingredients you forgot to say how much Garlic..I used 2 teaspoons…

  3. 3

    It is a must for your dinner menu!

  4. 4

    You discussed really valid and good points in your post and It really happened some person do not have the right idea. But with your awesome tips, one can easily identify it.


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