Chicken-Tortellini Soup

Spoon out big bowlfuls of this beautiful soup, with time-saving tortellini, cooked chicken, and condensed soup, plus garlic and plenty of dried herbs.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen cut broccoli
6
cups water
1/2
cup dry vermouth or water
3
cans (10 1/2 oz each) condensed chicken broth
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of chicken soup
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1
cup chopped onions (2 medium)
1
cup sliced carrots (2 medium)
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
2
cloves garlic, minced
1
package (7 oz) dry cheese tortellini
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

  • 1 Remove broccoli from freezer; let stand at room temperature to thaw. In 5-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, mix all remaining ingredients except tortellini and cheese. Heat to boiling.
  • 2 Stir in tortellini. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Stir in thawed broccoli; simmer 5 to 10 minutes longer or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Sprinkle individual servings with cheese.

Expert Tips

Leftover roast chicken or turkey is ideal for this recipe. Prepackaged frozen diced cooked chicken can also be used. Or simply purchase a deli-roasted chicken and remove the meat from the bones.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
165
(
Calories from Fat
65),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
890mg
890%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
56%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.