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tortellini soup

Weeknight Chicken Tortellini Soup

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken soup, quick fix dinner, simple dinner ideas, soup, tortellini, tortellini soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
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.