Chicken Tortellini Soup

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Servings: 4
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45mins
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1⁄4 cup carrot, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon fresh thyme, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash seasoning mix (original blend)
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 6 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 9 ounces 3 cheese tortellini (refrigerated, I used Butoni)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves, loosely packed
  • fresh parmesan cheese, grated
Directions
  • In a large pot, heat the butter until melted.
  • Add the carrots, celery, onions, and garlic. Saute until tender, about 8 minutes.
  • Add the mushrooms, fresh thyme, and Mrs Dash. Saute another 5-8 minutes.
  • Add the broth and heat to almost boiling.
  • Add the tortellini and chicken and simmer until the tortellini are cooked through (about 10 minutes).
  • Add the spinach leaves and simmer for 5 minutes until the spinach is wilted.
  • Serve hot, topped with parmesan cheese.