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Chicken Tortellini Soup in a pot with a wooden spoon

Chicken Tortellini Soup

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 607kcal
Author: Catalina
Chicken Tortellini Soup is a classic chicken soup that is hearty and super yummy. It is very easy to make, and it is guaranteed to make everyone happy.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless/skinless chicken breast cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 2 carrots peeled and diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 medium zucchini cubed
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 package (9-ounces) three cheese tortellini
  • 1 cup cream
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice optional
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves chopped
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Place a large stockpot or Dutch oven, with oil, over medium heat.
  • Once hot add chicken pieces and cook until golden, about 3-5 minutes. Remove chicken from stockpot and set aside.
  • In the same stockpot, add onion, celery, bell pepper, and carrots. Cook stirring occasionally until tender, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in garlic, thyme, oregano and basil until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Add zucchini, cook and stir for 1 minute. Then add chicken broth, bay leaves, stir and bring to a boil.
  • Add cooked chicken and tortellini. Reduce heat to low and simmer until tortellini are cooked through, about 5-6 minutes.
  • Stir in cream and spinach. Then add lemon juice, and parsley, season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Serve immediately!


Calories: 607kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 1607mg | Potassium: 831mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 5815IU | Vitamin C: 58mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 4.1mg