Recipe by USA WEEKEND columnist Pam Anderson
"Beginning with my Fast Chicken Soup Base it is easy to knock hours off of the cooking time usually needed for homemade chicken soup and still end up with soup that tastes even better than the 'from scratch' method. With a little creativity you can easily make two varieties of these soul-satisfying meals."
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1 recipe Fast Chicken Soup Base
1 (9 ounce) package
refrigerated small cheese tortellini
1 (14.5 ounce) can
chopped fresh parsley
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Excellent soup, used chicken broth from a can and added a little more zucchini (had extra in the fridge). Didn't have the fresh parsely so omitted that step. Everyone loved it and even ate all the leftovers. Eager to try the fast chicken soup base next.
Excellent soup recipe. I used chicken bouillon & added 2 boneless chicken breasts cubed.
Nice hearty, healthy soup. I had the time, so I cooked the Soup Base for 4 hours. I also threw in some extra carrots and celery. Husband liked it, too. Will use this one again.
Excellent...made this following recipe exactly and was not disappointed! Very tasty.
Fantastic! This is a great change from the normal broth based tortellini soup I usually make. The tomatoes are a nice touch.
If I could give it 10 stars, I would. This soup is so versatile...you can interchange the veggies / leave this or that out / use the Fast Chick Base or just 3 cans low sod broth. I've even added 1/2 a can of chick peas, a small squash, sauteed onions/celery/garlic, shredded carrot. I mean, it is really, really good.
Best soup recipie I've ever made. Followed directions exactly as they were written, made serving for 16. Everyone loved it and can't wait until I make it again. Fantastic!!
Nice little recipe for a cold night. Added a little bit extra in the way of seasonings, red wine, two cans of tomatoes instead of one and dried oregano.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chicken Tortellini Soup With Zucchini and Tomatoes
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 27
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