Chicken Soup with Chicken Thighs


Delicious chicken soup with chicken thighs, tortellini, and spinach. Top with Parmesan cheese.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins


  • 2 quarts water

  • 5 chicken thighs

  • 6 carrots, chopped

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • ½ green bell pepper, chopped

  • 4 cubes chicken bouillon, crumbled

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach

  • 4 ounces thin egg noodles

  • 8 ounces meat tortellini

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Fill a large pot with water and place chicken thighs in the pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until meat falls from the bone, about 45 minutes. Remove chicken, cut up meat, and return meat to the pot.

  2. Stir carrots, celery, onion, bell pepper, chicken bouillon, and garlic into the pot; simmer until vegetables are tender, 10 to 15 minutes.

  3. Stir in frozen spinach and cook until tender, 5 to 10 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook egg noodles in water until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.

  5. Stir tortellini into soup and cook until tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in cooked egg noodles, salt, and pepper. Heat through and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

225 Calories
7g Fat
23g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 225
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 743mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 118mg 9%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 443mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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