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Chicken tortellini soup is plated in a white bowl and topped with fresh parsley for extra flavor.

Chicken Tortellini soup

Grandma Lee's famous chicken tortellini soup is ready in 30 minutes and is hearty, delicious, and healthy!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chicken soup, Chicken tortellini soup, soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Calories 467 kcal
Author sherry brubaker


  • 3 tbsp salted butter
  • 1 carrots sliced
  • 1 celery stalk sliced
  • 1 yellow onion finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tps chicken bouillon (or 2 cubes)
  • 1 rotisserie chicken shredded, skin removed and discarded
  • 12 oz dried or frozen tortellini
  • salt to taste


  • parmesan cheese
  • fresh parsley
  • black pepper


  1. Sautè the vegetables. Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the sliced carrots, celery, chopped onion, and garlic and sautè for 5 minutes.

  2. Add the chicken broth. Pour the chicken broth and chicken bouillon into the pot and bring it to a boil over high heat.

  3. Add the chicken. Place the shredded chicken into the pot and return it to a boil.

  4. Cook the tortellini. Add the tortellini to the boiling pot, then cook according to package instructions until al dente. Remove the soup from the heat.

  5. Serve. Pour the soup into individual bowls, then top with parmesan cheese, fresh parsley, and cracked black pepper. Mangia!

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Tortellini soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 467 Calories from Fat 1053
% Daily Value*
Fat 117g180%
Saturated Fat 45g281%
Cholesterol 797mg266%
Sodium 10803mg470%
Potassium 1908mg55%
Carbohydrates 176g59%
Fiber 17g71%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 227g454%
Vitamin A 11255IU225%
Vitamin C 147mg178%
Calcium 672mg67%
Iron 13mg72%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.