How to make slow cooker chicken tortellini soup

Impress your guests with this tasty winter warmer

Monday 26 November 2018 13:51

Slow cooker chicken tortellini soup

Serves: 4

450g boneless skinless chicken thighs
220g sliced baby portobello mushrooms
950ml chicken broth 
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
230ml heavy cream
220g dried cheese tortellini pasta

For the walnut pesto

130g walnuts
130g cups spinach
65g grated parmesan
60ml cup olive oil
2 tbsp water
1 tsp salt

Add chicken, mushrooms, broth, thyme, onion powder and garlic powder to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or high for 3-4 hours.

Remove fully cooked chicken from slow cooker and shred. Return to slow cooker. Stir in cream and tortellini. Cover and continue to cook on high for 15-30 minutes until noodles are tender.

In a food processor or blender, add walnuts, spinach, parmesan and olive oil. Blend until smooth, adding water as needed until you achieve a smooth consistency. Add salt to taste.

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