In this recipe, we’ll show you how to make a delicious, homemade csoup that’s packed with wholesome ingredients and takes less than an hour to cook. Meet our star today: the Chicken and Tortellini Soup—a symphony of flavors that promises to warm your heart and delight your taste buds.
Picture this: an ambitious home cook (that’s me) with thawed chicken, mirepoix mix, and a burning desire to recreate a memorable soup. In a moment of inspiration, a fresh garden chili pepper joins the ensemble, and the aromas fill the kitchen, setting the scene for a culinary revelation. The pre-chopped mirepoix mix and a slightly burnt garlic clove play their parts gracefully, balancing tradition and health-conscious choices. Cheese tortellini, the true stars, add their delightful twist to the dish.
The result? A delectable, homemade Chicken and Tortellini Soup—a testament to the magic of kitchen creativity. Whether you’re a wellness enthusiast or just someone who enjoys a hearty, homemade meal, this soup is sure to delight your taste buds.
Chicken and Tortellini Soup
- 12.7 ounces of thawed chicken thighs
- 7 ounces of pre-chopped mirepoix mix (onions, carrots, celery)
- 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 16 ounces of low sodium chicken broth
- 8 ounces of organic bone broth
- 8-10 ounces of refrigerated cheese tortellini
- 2-3 cloves of garlic (adjust to taste)
- 1 fresh chili pepper (optional, for spiciness)
- Salt and pepper to taste
1. Begin by heating olive oil in a pot and sautéing the mirepoix mix until softened.
2. Add the thawed chicken thighs to the pot and brown them on all sides.
3. Pour in both the low sodium chicken broth and organic bone broth, and bring it to a boil.
4. Let the soup simmer for about 20-30 minutes, or until the chicken is fully cooked.
5. Remove the cooked chicken thighs, shred the meat, and return it to the pot.
6. Add cheese tortellini to the soup and cook per the package instructions.
7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Note: If you want extra spiciness, you can add fresh chili pepper rings with the mirepoix.
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