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Slow cooker chicken tortellini soup

Soup that simmers happily by itself all day while you're away at work is the BEST kind of soup. Try this delicious slow-cooker option from a Great West staff member.
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Slow cookers are awesome--dump ingredients into the pot and supper is ready when you get home. Photo: supplied by Glenda Addison

Great West Newspapers staff member Glenda Addison shares an easy, filling soup--one that can cook while you're away and be nearly ready to serve once you get home.

SLOW COOKER CHICKEN TORTELLINI SOUP

PREP TIME

5 MINUTES

COOK TIME

6 HOURS 15 MINUTES

TOTAL TIME

6 HOURS 20 MINUTES

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breast

3 medium carrots peeled and diced

3 stalks celery diced

1 medium onion diced

3 cloves garlic minced

6 cups low sodium chicken broth

1 cup water

2 bay leaves

1 tsp Italian seasoning or more to taste

2 cups cheese tortellini

chopped fresh parsley for serving if desired

salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Add all of the ingredients to a slow cooker except for the tortellini. Cook on low for 6 hours.

Remove the cooked chicken from the slow cooker and shred or cube and add back to the slow cooker.

Add in the tortellini and cook for 15 minutes or until they are cooked all the way through. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Discard bay leaves and serve immediately with chopped parsley, if desired.

 





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