Slow cooker chicken and cheese tortellini soup recipe from @bakedbyrachel
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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortellini Soup

Classic slow cooker chicken and vegetable soup with tender cheese tortellini. A comforting and filling meal, easy enough for any night of the week!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 45 mins
Course: Soup
Servings: 8 plus


  • 1 1/2 lb boneless chicken breast
  • 1 C yellow onion chopped
  • 1 C celery chopped
  • 1 C carrots sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp ground white pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 6 C chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 oz dried small cheese tortellini roughly 1 1/2C


  • To the bowl of a 5-6 quart slow cooker add chicken, vegetables, spices, chicken broth and bay leaves. Cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 8 hours. Discard bay leaves. Remove chicken and shred with forks. Return chicken to slow cooker. 
  • Add 6 ounces (or 1 1/2 cups worth) of small dried cheese tortellini. Cover and cook for an additional 20-30 minutes or until tortellini is cooked to your liking. If necessary, additional chicken broth may be added. 
  • Serve warm. 


*Recipe serves roughly 8-10
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel