Chicken tortellini soup

Sandi Richard shows us the perfect soup for busy moms, ready in less than 30 minutes!


Sandi Richard shows us the perfect soup for busy moms, ready in less than 30 minutes!

Chicken tortellini soup

Serves 6, prep time 20 minutes, ready in 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 1 onion
  • 2 celery ribs
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 cups cooked roaster chicken (from a deli) or use leftover chicken or pork or sauté cut up chicken breast
  • 3 1/2 – 4 cups chicken broth, reduced-sodium
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 tsp celery salt
  • 1/4 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic and herb seasoning, salt-free
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp hot sauce (optional)
  • 1 cup frozen peas (optional)
  • salad kit (optional)
  • 4 cups cheese tortellini (12 oz or 350 g) (found in deli or dairy section)

Method:

  1. Fill a large stove-top pot with water and bring to a boil for pasta.
  2. Heat oil in a different large stove-top pot at medium. Sliver onion, adding to pot as you cut. Cut celery and carrots into chunks, adding to pot as you cut.
  3. Cut chicken into bite size pieces, adding to pot as you cut.
  4. Add broth, water, spice, Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce to pot. Reduce heat to simmer.
  5. Add peas to up the veggies, or serve with a salad kit.
  6. Place pasta in boiling water. Stir and set timer according to package directions,  (approx 8 minutes)
  7. When timer rings for pasta, rinse pasta in colander and let drain.
  8. When carrots pierce easily with a fork, add tortellini in the bottom of your bowl and ladle hot soup over top.

Courtesy Sandi Richard, Anyone Can Cook Dinner

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