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Slow-Cooker Chicken Cheese Tortellini Soup

A hearty, balanced meal made entirely in your slow cooker
Tortellini Soup


A one-pot slow-cooker dish creates a filling, delicious dinner and requires you to do almost nothing.

This recipe is courtesy of Betty Crocker.


  • 1 1/2 Pound chicken breast or thighs, cubed
  • 4 carrots, chopped
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 Teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon pepper
  • 8 Cups chicken broth
  • 12 Ounces cheese tortellini
  • 1 Cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 Cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice


Place the chicken, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, olive oil, thyme, rosemary, bay leaves, salt, and pepper in an 8-quart slow cooker. Stir everything well. Add 6 cups of chicken broth. Cover and cook for 4-6 hours on high.

Before serving, add tortellini and cook for 10 minutes on high. Add more broth if desired to reach your preferred consistency. When tortellini are cooked through, stir in the cheese, parsley, and lemon juice. Taste and season with salt and pepper.