Chicken Tortellini Soup

19 Oct

Serves 4 (1-1/2 cup each)
Container Equivalents (per serving): 1 Red, 1 Yellow, 1/2 Blue, 1 Green
Smart Points- 10

**Counts as 1 Green, not 2

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 cups chopped carrots (from about 5 medium)
1 cup chopped celery (from about 3 stalks)
1 cup chopped yellow onion
4 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups of low sodium-chicken broth
1 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 cups whole wheat three cheese tortellini
1/2 cup packed parsley
3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken

1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add carrots, celery and onion and saute 3-4 minutes.
2. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
3. Add broth, italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Bring to boil over medium-high heat.
4. Add tortellini. Cover and boil for 6-8 minutes.
5. Add chicken and parsley.

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