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Southwest Tortellini Chowder Recipe

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This recipe for Southwest Tortellini Chowder, by , is from LaPorte Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sarah Scott
Added: Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cans chicken broth
1 can Ro-Tel diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (16oz) pkg. frozen tortellini
1 (1 lb) bag frozen corn, broccoli, and red peppers mix
1-2 cups cooked chicken (a rotisserie chicken from the store makes this even easier! Use canned chicken in a pinch.)

1 (5 oz) can evaporated milk
1/2 # Velveeta cheese (cubed)...lite is fine
salt/pepper

Directions:
Directions:
In soup pot, combine broth and tomatoes and bring to a boil.
Reduce to low and simmer 3 min. Stir in tortellini and cook 4 min.
Add corn mixture and chicken. Cook over med. heat 6-8 min. ntil veggies are tender.
Stir in milk and cheese. Stir until heated through and melted. Do not boil or it will curdle!


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Frozen corn, broccoli, and red pepper mix is getting hard to find. The red peppers are only for color, so you can just use broccoli and corn.

 

 

 

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