I can’t complain about the weather in Chicago so far. It has actually been decent for December. Only one day of snow and it was in the 40′s all week.
Yet yesterday I went running outside- in shorts. Did you know that those lake winds are no joke? It might have been 45 out but I was chilled to the bone.
When decided what to make for dinner last night..I remembered that chilled to the bone feeling. So I made the best cold weather food I could think of..soup!
Chicken Tortellini Soup
- 2 large chicken breasts (cooked and shredded/cubed)
- 2 large chopped carrots
- 2 large stalks of chopped celery
- 3 1/2 cups of chicken broth
- 8 oz cooked tortellini
- 1 TSP oregano
- Pepper and Garlic Salt to taste
Bring the chicken broth, chicken, carrots, celery and spices to a boil. Reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes and then add tortellini 5-10 minutes before serving.
I am so proud of this soup because I actually made up the recipe! And it was easy. The only thing I could have done better was cooked the chicken differently (I overcooked mine and it was a tad chewy). I think this would be an awesome crock pot recipe.
And because yesterday was National Cupcake Day naturally we celebrated.
Someone was a little mad he couldn’t join in on the delicious dinner. Apparently angry Charlie = barking Charlie. And a very annoyed smash.
Jenny Challenge Update: 73.5 miles- only 26.5 left and 9 days to do it!
What is your favorite soup to make? I want to try more now!