Chicken Tortellini Soup

Save your leftovers for a day before making this soup. Any kind of leftover cooked vegetables can be used in this recipe.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 package (9 oz.) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tsp. dill
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup grated pecorino romano cheese


  • In a soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Sauté the onion and garlic for 3 minutes. Add the chicken broth, tortellini, chicken, broccoli, bell pepper, carrot, dill, and black pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for 7 minutes. Top soup with grated cheese before serving.