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Posted at 5:24 AM, Feb 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-16 08:45:15-05

Lemon Chicken Tortellini Soup with Dill


* 1-2 pounds of cooked chicken (try using rotisserie chicken)

* 2 T. unsalted butter

* 6 large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced diagonally

* 4 stalks of celery, ribbed and diced into bite-size pieces

* 1 large yellow onion, diced

* 4 cloves garlic, minced

* 10 c. low sodium chicken stock

* 20 oz. tortellini pasta with cheese

* 2 c. frozen peas

* 6-10 ounces of baby spinach

* juice and zest of 1 lemon

* 1 T. chopped fresh dill – add more if you would like

* Salt and pepper to taste


1. Using a large pot, turn heat to medium-high. Add butter. Once melted, add carrots, celery and onion. Stir occasionally, cooking until softened a bit, about 8 minutes.

2. Then stir in the garlic and cook for 2 more minutes.

3. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil. Turn heat down to low, cover the pot, and simmer for 20 minutes. Enjoy!

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