Slow Cooker Chicken & Tortelloni Soup

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    7hrs 45mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    608
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A leftover chicken carcass and a few vegetables are all it takes to create the warming, flavorful broth that forms the base of this hearty pasta soup. Any filled pasta would work beautifully in this recipe.

recipe updated Sep 5, 2019

Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water
    5 cups (1200ml)
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    1 (140g)
  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk
    2 (90g)
  • Carrot icon
    Carrot
    2 (100g)
  • Black peppercorns icon
    Black peppercorns
    about ½ teaspoon (1g)
  • Chicken carcass icon
    Chicken carcass
    1 (500g)
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    2 sprigs
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    as needed
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    1½ cups
  • Tortellini icon
    Tortellini
    1½ cups
  • Spinach icon
    Spinach
    3 cups (94g)
  • Tomato icon
    Tomato
    3 (420g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean slow cooker bowl
  2. Place chicken carcass on the slow cooker bowl
  3. Add water, onion, celery stalk, carrot, fresh thyme, black peppercorns and salt to the slow cooker bowl and cover
  4. Cook in slow cooker - 7 hr, high heat
  5. Remove
  6. Add tortellini, spinach and tomato to the slow cooker bowl and cover
  7. Cook in slow cooker - 25 min, high heat
  8. Serve
  9. Garnish with parmesan cheese
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