Tortellini in Chicken Broth

Tortellini in Chicken Broth

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"In Italy, this soup is called tortellini en brodo. If you keep your freezer stocked, this soup is a snap to whip up after a long day at the office."
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25 m servings 204 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 204 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 10.9 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 335 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Stir broth and water together in a pot; bring to a boil. Stir frozen tortellini into broth mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, until tortellini float to the top and the filling is hot, 6 to 8 minutes. Stir watercress and scallions into broth mixture and cook until watercress wilts, about 2 minutes. Add hot pepper sauce. Sprinkle with Romano cheese and black pepper to serve.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute Parmesan cheese for the Romano cheese.



I love this soup! It's super easy to make. I use spinach instead of watercress because it's so hard to find. And I add a lot more liquid.

This soup was amazing! And so simple. I'd never had watercress before and I'm glad I tried it, it gave the soup a unique flavor that I really enjoyed. You could add spinach instead as some other...

I followed the basic recipe. Also made a few modifications. I sautéed some red onion with shiitake mushroom with minced garlic A little bit of butter, used fresh spinach and celery. Delicious!!

I made some changes based on what we had on hand and what we liked. I took another suggestion and used spinach instead of watercress and added meatballs. I also added carrots as my little one lo...

For as simple as the ingredients are in this soup, it is really, REALLY good! I do love my cream-based soups, but this was nice and light, and I actually felt good eating it! I did not have wate...