Easy Chicken Alfredo Soup

Main Dishes · Soups · September 26, 2017

One of everyone's most favorite dinner recipes made in soup form - this Easy Chicken Alfredo Soup is full of flavor, chicken, tortellini and more!

Hi everyone. It’s our goal here with Tried and True to bring you easy, yummy, and unique recipes. This Easy Chicken Alfredo Soup fits under easy, yummy, and definitely under the unique category! Its all the great flavors of your favorite Chicken Alfredo recipe, mixed up a in a creamy, warm soup. Does it get any better than that? Nope! Not really! Unless its chocolate 🙂

We’ve always loved Chicken Alfredo for dinner but were excited to try a recipe for a soup version. Yes, we know – we are mildly obsessed with soup recipes in the fall so why not turn one of our favorite dinner recipes into one of our new, favorite soup recipes? This particular recipe was simple and perfect to enjoy during the cooler months. With the pasta/chicken/alfredo flavors, it’s hard not to like this soup!

One of everyone's most favorite dinner recipes made in soup form - this Easy Chicken Alfredo Soup is full of flavor, chicken, tortellini and more!

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One of everyone's most favorite dinner recipes made in soup form - this Easy Chicken Alfredo Soup is full of flavor, chicken, tortellini and more!

If you love simple soups that are packed full of flavor, we highly suggest try this recipe. It’s hearty and so delicious. 😀

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Easy Chicken Alfredo Soup:

Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Soup

One of everyone's most favorite dinner recipes made in soup form - this Easy Chicken Alfredo Soup is full of flavor, chicken, tortellini and more!
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 542 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 9 oz tortellini
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • fresh basil for garnish
  • shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook chicken for 6 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Season with salt and pepper and set aside to cool.

  2. Melt butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add flour and whisk 2-3 minutes, until golden. Add chicken broth and half/half. Let simmer 15 minutes, until thickened.
  3. Add tortellini to pot and cook 10 minutes, until al dente. Add diced chicken and season with crushed red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Garnish with basil. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 542 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 134mg 45%
Sodium 564mg 24%
Potassium 765mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 41g 82%
Vitamin A 11.5%
Vitamin C 6.5%
Calcium 18.1%
Iron 17.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Adapted from www.delish.com

 

One of everyone's most favorite dinner recipes made in soup form - this Easy Chicken Alfredo Soup is full of flavor, chicken, tortellini and more!

Tried and True Findings:
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy
  • HOW MANY DOES IT FEED: 4
  • ANY CHANGES MADE: no onion, reduced red pepper flakes and added shredded Parmesan cheese to the top
  • ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT TIME: none
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    Kelly

    Please tell me what is that 1 cup half and half? Thanks.

    Kristy

    On this soup could you substitute penne pasta for the tortellini? Or would that alter the flavor too much?

    Kat Miranda

    When do I add the diced onions?

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