Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Chicken Tortellini Soup


This soup has loads of flavour.
It's easy to make and satisfies even the heartiest appetite.

  • 2 900 ml./1 qt. cartons Chicken broth ( I used low sodium)
  • 1 284 ml./10 oz can of cream of chicken soup (undiluted)
  • 3 cooked chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped onion
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup vermouth, sherry or water
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped broccoli, florets and stems
  • 7 oz. package cheese filled fresh tortellini
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  1. In a large soup pot or Dutch oven, combine chicken broth, cream of chicken soup , chicken, onions, celery, carrots, vermouth, water, garlic, basil and oregano.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Turn down to simmer and cook until vegetables are tender.
  4. Meanwhile, in a separate large pot, bring water to boil.
  5. Add salt and tortellini and cook according to package directions.
  6. Drain tortellini and set aside.
  7. Add broccoli to soup pot and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  8. Taste and adjust seasonings if needed.
  9. Add tortellini to soup.
  10. Serve and pass Parmesan cheese to sprinkle on top of soup.

9 comments:

  1. This sounds delicious!! Can't wait to try this one out. Thank you,

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  2. I made this for our lunch today and it is unbelievable! Thank you for the recipe for this delicious soup. (I had everything needed except the sherry or vermouth so just used added water.)

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  3. Isn't a testimonial like Granny Annie's just the best? Always good to know when it's turned out well for someone. That is our ultimate goal. Thank you.

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  4. Thanks Granny Annie - that was exactly my reaction the first time I made this. It just has so much flavour. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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  5. Oh, this looks wonderful!! I am looking forward to trying it myself!!

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  6. I need to make a batch of soup for about 40 people.....should I quadruple this recipe??? It sounds yummers!

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  7. This sounds so good...will be trying it soon!

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  8. I made this last night and it was really good! Lots of flavor. I had to use extra broth instead of sherry or vermouth. The next time I will double the recipe for more leftovers. Thank you for sharing.

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  9. Fantastic recipe!! I had a similar recipe....but it was just so-so. This recipe is STELLAR! Making it AGAIN tonight (we had it on Friday night as well). Can't get enough! Thanks so much for sharing! Truly delicious soup!

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