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Chicken Tortellini Soup

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  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


This easy chicken tortellini soup is heartwarming and loaded with plenty of delectable tortellini pasta, veggies and juicy chicken in an absolutely irresistible broth.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, halved lengthwise, then sliced into 1/2-inch thick
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and sliced or cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 6 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon powder
  • 1.5 pounds |3 cups sautéed  and shredded chicken breasts
  • 1 ( 8-to 10 ounce ) package refrigerated  tortellini of your choice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped


  • In a large pot, heat oil over medium high heat. Add the onion and cook for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the celery, carrots, garlic, Italian seasoning, celery seeds ( if using) and red chili flakes. Cook for about 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add the chicken broth and bouillon powder to the pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Once it starts to boil, reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 10-12 minutes or until the veggies are soft.
  • Add tortellini and cook over medium-high heat according to package directions. If they absorb a lot of broth , add more to taste.
  • Add the cooked chicken and cook until warmed. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley.
  • Serve and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Category: Soup recipes
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Calories: 395kcal
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 1571mg
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 25g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg