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Quick Chicken Tortellini Soup Recipe

"Whenever I make this soup for my husband, he enjoys it so much he never leaves room for anything else!" reports Laurie Vincent of Erie, Pennsylvania. "When you're pressed for time, it's a breeze to make with leftover chicken, refrigerated tortellini and canned tomatoes."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 7-3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 2-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, combine the broth, tomatoes, spinach, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Cook for 10 minutes; add the tortellini and chicken. Cook 7-9 minutes longer or until tortellini is tender. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 154 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 913 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 14 g protein.