I made this soup tonight for my family. I'd have to say I was a little disappointed with it. First of all why add 3 cups of water to the chicken broth it just watered it down, I ended up adding some chicken bullion to it to bring some of the flavor back. Secondly adding the veggies the way stated in the instructions makes for some very over cooked veggies. I will make the soup again but next time I will not add the extra water, but extra broth. I’ll add the veggies the same time I add the tortellini and won’t have the soup simmer 25 minutes with the chicken before adding the veggies, 15 minutes of simmering is plenty before adding the veggies. I also added a handful of spinach at the very end just before serving, giving it just enough time to wilt before spooning it out into bowls. Some of my family don’t like Parmesan cheese so we just added it to our own bowls for those of us who wanted it. I think with these changes it will make a much better soup. I also have to say that I didn’t add the lemon pepper because I didn’t have any on hand, I just use ground black pepper.
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I made this soup tonight for my family. I'd have to say I was a little disappointed with it. ...