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chicken tortellini soup
Chicken Tortellini Soup - Instant Pot
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 5
Calories: 365 kcal
Author: Archana
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 3 medium carrots peeled and slice
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce we used roasted garlic marinara
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 cups water divided
  • 10 ounces fresh spinach tortellini
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley or fresh optional
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 4 ounces baby spinach or baby kale
  • 2 tablespoon grated parmesan optional
Instructions
  1. Set the Instant Pot to Saute mode and heat oil. Add garlic, onion, carrots, tomato sauce, chicken, salt and water. Give a quick stir. Secure lid with pressure valve to sealing.
  2. Select the Manual / Pressure Cook (Hi) setting and adjust the cook time to 8 minutes. Allow natural pressure release. Open the Instant Pot, take the chicken out and shred.
  3. Using an immersion blender, blend the soup partially for about 30 seconds. Set Instant Pot to saute(more) mode. Add tortellini and cook for 2 minutes**.
  4. Add shredded chicken, parsley and red pepper flakes. Add 1 cup of water(optional). Fold in spinach and bring the soup to a gentle boil. Press Cancel. Enjoy hot with grated parmesan.

Recipe Notes

For Fresh Pasta's saute mode using the instructions on pasta package works best as the broth is already hot.

For dry pasta's, use pressure cook option. General rule is to half the cook time on the package minus 1 minute. Quick Release. Then stir in chicken and greens. 

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Tortellini Soup - Instant Pot
Amount Per Serving
Calories 365 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 1755mg 73%
Potassium 875mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 7g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 174.5%
Vitamin C 21.1%
Calcium 16.6%
Iron 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.