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Chicken Tortellini Soup

This creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup Recipe is the best comforting weeknight meal. Kids and adults alike love this cozy, yet healthy, cheese and veggie packed soup. Only 230 calories per cup!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese tortellini, easy, healthy, rotisserie chicken
Servings: 12 cups
Calories: 235kcal




  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 2 large carrots diced
  • 2 large stalks celery diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt plus more to taste, I used 1 teaspoon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour could also use all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white wine I used pinot grigio
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup skim milk could use any milk, half-and-half, or heavy cream
  • 1 cup fat free half-and-half could use more milk or heavy cream instead
  • 4 cups shredded chicken I used a rotisserie
  • 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes drained
  • 1 (5 oz) package baby spinach
  • 1-2 (10 oz) package refrigerated cheese tortellini I used 1, but could see some people wanting more
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese


  • Melt butter in a large stockpot over medium/medium-high heat.
  • Add in onion, carrots, celery, garlic, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
  • Cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes. Or until veggies are tender.
  • Sprinkle in flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Slowly pour in wine, stirring constantly, to deglaze the pan.
  • Stir in broth, milk, and half-and-half.
  • Bring soup to a simmer, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in shredded chicken, diced tomatoes, and baby spinach.
  • Bring back to a simmer.
  • Add in tortellini and simmer until cooked to your liking (I just followed package directions) about 3-5 minutes.
  • Stir in parmesan cheese.
  • Taste and re-season, if necessary.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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Serving: 1cup | Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 764mg | Potassium: 557mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3346IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 3mg