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Chicken Tortellini Soup

February 16, 2014
Chicken-Tortellini-Soup

Winter always makes me crave soup, its the ultimate cold weather food.  Chicken noodle, potato and leak, baked potato, it doesn’t matter I love them all. Sometimes though,  I don’t have all day to simmer a broth, on days like that I pull out this recipe and have a warm and hearty meal on the table in about half an hour.
Having the chicken pre- cooked and using store bought broth and pasta really saves a lot of time.This version is my favorite though, I love spinach and this is a really easy way to incorporate it into your diet. Even my kids eat their greens with this recipe, and that’s saying a lot!  This recipe is enough for a family of four with leftovers for lunch the next day.

You will need

6 cups chicken broth
2 cups of precooked chicken (shredded or cubed)
1 package pre made cheese tortellini ( I like to use the frozen)
1 package frozen mixed peas corn and carrots
3 hand-fulls of baby spinach
salt and pepper to taste

throw it all in a pot on medium low and simmer for about 20 minutes, adding water if necessary.
Its really that simple.
Serve with crusty bread and butter or a salad.

Enjoy

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22 Comments

  • Reply April @ 100lb Countdown February 17, 2014 at 7:28 pm

    This looks delicious!

  • Reply Kung Phoo February 18, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Looks very good, and i know ( from experience) that it tastes very good, and with these long winter days it we like it..

  • Reply Heather Jones February 18, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    This looks so so good! I am pinning so I can make it soon! Thank you! Never thought of tortellini in Chicken soup, but now it sounds so so good!

  • Reply bxcrochet February 18, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    That looks so good and hearty for a cold day.

  • Reply Aleya Bamdad February 18, 2014 at 4:47 pm

    This looks so good- especially now that my feet are frozen from all of this snow!

  • Reply Catherine | Fit Armadillo February 18, 2014 at 7:25 pm

    My grandmother makes a soup like this and it is AMAZING! Thanks for the recipe-looks quick, easy, and delicious 🙂

  • Reply Cara Kueck February 18, 2014 at 7:34 pm

    I love tortellini but I’ve never thought to put it in soup. This looks delicious!!

  • Reply mail4rosey February 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm

    That really is a great way to put spinach in a meal, you’re right! It looks tasty too. 🙂

  • Reply Colette S February 19, 2014 at 1:34 am

    I’m so sick. I’d love to have some of that right now!

  • Reply Mama to 5 February 19, 2014 at 2:33 am

    This looks great, nice and hardy well balanced meal and not a boring chicken noodle soup either!

  • Reply Ckrusch February 19, 2014 at 3:10 am

    Looked so good, I have saved to make since chicken soup is one of my son’s fav dishes!

  • Reply Kisa Johnson February 19, 2014 at 3:16 am

    Looks delicious, I should give this a shot with the kids and see what they think!

  • Reply Elisebet F February 19, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    It looks very simple and inexpensive to make! I’m also a huge fan of soup, especially when it’s cold out.

  • Reply Kenneth Clutario Agudo February 19, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    IT looks delicious. I am hungry now, i need to eat my dinner 🙂

  • Reply Celebrity VIP Lounge February 19, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    That soup looks so good. I want to make soup for dinner now.

  • Reply Petro Neagu February 19, 2014 at 8:55 pm

    This would be a perfect meal for my daughter, she’s very much into pasta stuff and soups lately.

  • Reply Felicia Franceschelli February 19, 2014 at 9:15 pm

    I love soups! Creamy broths are my favorite, but this soup looks delicious!

  • Reply Debi@ The Spring Mount 6 pack February 20, 2014 at 1:03 am

    I love soup. I could eat it everyday all year round.

  • Reply Sheila February 20, 2014 at 1:32 am

    This perfect for cold weather. Looks good and refreshing

  • Reply Pauline Cabrera February 20, 2014 at 1:54 am

    This looks yum!! And looks like very easy to make! my parents would love this =)

  • Reply Zulema Tomlinson February 20, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    I’ve never thought to use tortellini in a chicken soup before. This looks awesome.

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