Chicken Tortellini Soup

Warm up this quick and easy all-in-one weeknight meal – a soup with tender tortellini, chicken and veggies. So delicious and comforting!

Chicken Tortellini Soup – Quick and easy all-in-one weeknight meal - tender tortellini, chicken and veggies! |

I love warming up with a hot bowl of soup, but since the toasty temps in Austin are just starting to drop, I’ve only just started to make them again. I especially love this chicken tortellini soup… it’s a great all-in-one meal with soft, flavorful veggies and tender tortellini combined with chunks of chicken.

Chicken Tortellini Soup – Quick and easy all-in-one weeknight meal - tender tortellini, chicken and veggies! |

You may even already have all the ingredients on hand to stir up this scrumptious, quick soup! All you need are carrots, chicken broth, cheese tortellini, chicken and a handful of parsley. Rosemary, thyme or basil would also be great. Top it with some bits of fresh Parmesan and you have a mouthwatering meal!

Chicken Tortellini Soup – Quick and easy all-in-one weeknight meal - tender tortellini, chicken and veggies! |

I either serve this soup with a loaf of my Parmesan Herb Garlic Bread, a big leafy salad, or both if hubby and I feel hungry enough for a big meal!

Chicken Tortellini Soup – Quick and easy all-in-one weeknight meal - tender tortellini, chicken and veggies! |

Try this light, tasty soup some chilly fall weeknight or as a quick, no-fuss weekend meal. It’s super quick and easy to make for even the novice cook, and a nice break from boring meal routines!

Chicken Tortellini Soup

Chicken Tortellini Soup

Yield: 4


  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 carrots, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 8 ounces cheese tortellini, fresh or frozen
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Parmesan cheese, optional


  1. In a large saucepan, bring broth and water to boil. Add carrots, reduce heat and simmer until tender, 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. Add tortellini and simmer until tender, 2 to 4 minutes. Add shredded chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes more.
  3. Season soup with salt and pepper, to taste. Sprinkle with parsley. Top with shaved Parmesan cheese, if desired.
  4. Enjoy!

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  1. This looks so easy. Your garlic bread looks killer! :)

  2. This looks fantastic! That BREAD! oh my.

  3. Oh yum! And that bread looks fantastic!

  4. I love this! It looks so simple and delicious!

  5. This looks great-light and healthy and comforting at the same time! :)

  6. Looks fantastic. And the bread makes a really delicious addition!

  7. Comforting, kind of soul food!

  8. Love the idea of replacing traditional noodles in chicken soup with tortellini. A bit of a fun twist on a classic. Thanks Georgia!

  9. I used to make tortellini soup all the time then somehow forgot about it, I’m glad you reminded me! Chicken tortellini soup sounds so good and very apt for the colder weather!

  10. Living in Seattle in the winter, you need all the warmth you can get and this soup looks like the perfect meal to do just that. YUM!

  11. Hmmm this sounds nice- I think I’ll try making a vegetarian version. And that parmesan herb bread? Yes please :)

  12. I love that soup weather is here, this looks so comforting. And the bread is perfect with it!

  13. I love tortellini soup, this is so perfect with your garlic bread!

  14. I absolutely love soup all year long, but especially in the fall when temps are starting to drop. This version is right up my alley – YUM!

  15. Love, love, love this! It looks so hearty and comforting! And that garlic bread is amazing! I’ve made it before and absolutely loved it!

  16. My youngest sister loves chicken noodle soup! I`m sure she`ll love this chicken tortellini soup too!

  17. This soup looks so yummy! Perfect for a winter weeknight supper – warming, but so quick to make. Yum!

  18. Oh, what an excellent soup…simple and comforting. And that garlic bread looks irresistible!!!!

  19. Your pics are so light, bright, airy, and just make me want to fix a big bowl of this!

  20. oooh, this soup is beautiful. i love how chunky the carrots are. :)

  21. This soup looks delicious, but that parmesan bread is what really has me drooling!!

  22. Looks very comforting and I cannot wait to make this soup too. I will serve with your Parmesan Herb Garlic Bread. I’ve made it before and my family enjoyed it!

  23. I’m sick right now, and I just want to reach through my screen and get a bowl of this!

  24. I love tortellini and I love soup but never once thought to pair ’em together. Love this idea, Miss Georgia!

  25. It looks delicious & comforting!

  26. Oh my gosh, you outdid yourself with the photos! These are GORGEOUS!

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