Chicken Tortellini Soup

Rotisserie chicken and ready-made tortellini make this satisfying and healthy soup a snap to prepare.


Serves: 6
Prep Time: 15 min
Total Time: 35 min


  • 2 tablelespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoon(s) Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoon(s) fennel seeds
  • 6 cup(s) low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cup(s) shredded rotisserie chicken breast
  • 2 piece(s) (3-inch) Parmesan rind (optional)
  • 1 large zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 package(s) (9-ounce) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
  • 1 pint(s) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, for serving
  • Fresh torn basil leaves, for serving


  1. Sauté onion in hot oil in large saucepan over medium heat 5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and next 2 ingredients and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in broth and next 2 ingredients; cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add zucchini and tortellini and simmer 7 minutes.
  3. Stir in tomatoes and lemon juice and cook 2 more minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Discard Parmesan rinds. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese and basil.

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