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Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup

The combination of cheese filled tortellini, vegetables, spices, cheese, and creaminess all in one tasty soup! Just what the Fall/Winter season calls for!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: The Cookin' Chicks

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, de-seeded and diced
  • 2 cups carrots, sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb chicken breasts, boneless
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 10 oz cheese filled tortellini
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
  • salt/pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  • Add the olive oil and onion to a large pot over medium heat.
  • Allow to sauté for about 3 minutes, then add in the red pepper, carrots, and garlic.
  • Saute for an additional 3 minutes.
  • Add in the raw chicken breasts, broth, parsley, thyme, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
  • Allow mixture to simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove chicken and shred using two forks.
  • Place chicken back into soup mixture and add in the tortellini.
  • Stir well and allow to cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the heavy cream and spinach. Add additional salt and pepper if desired.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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