A Favorite combination of Chicken and Vegetables this Chicken Tortellini Soup uses basic pantry ingredients for a winner dinner.
Set the Instant Pot to Saute mode and heat oil. Add garlic, onion, carrots, tomato sauce, chicken, salt and 2 cups of water. Give a quick stir. Secure lid with pressure valve to sealing.
Set Instant Pot to saute(more) mode. Optional step - blend the soup partially (about 30 seconds) for a more creamier texture using an immersion blender. Add tortellini and cook for 2 minutes (follow instructions on the package). 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.
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.