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Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup is such a delicious and comforting soup. Loaded with carrots, celery, onion, chicken and tortellini, this creamy soup will become a favorite! 

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup being scooped up with a ladle.

Remember how last week is was really hot and in the 90’s and I wished that fall weather would come? Well it came yesterday and got down to 54 degrees. The heater even kicked on last night. We have this cold that is going through our family and now I am the one that has it. So now I am not too sure I am quite ready for this cold weather. 😉

One thing that I love about fall though is soup! Even though I could eat soup all year long, I get even more excited to make it when the cold weather starts to come. And all I felt like this week was a comforting bowl of soup. Since this Slow Cooker Chicken Tortellini Soup went crazy last year, I knew that a creamy version had to make its debut!

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup being scooped up by a spoon.

This creamy soup is so comforting and such a classic. Carrots, celery, onions, chicken, and tortellini all come together to make this soup hearty and feeling. I love a good and creamy soup and this one hit the spot!

I know that your family is going to love this delicious and creamy soup just as much as we did!

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup in a black bowl with a spoon.

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Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup

4 from 3 votes
Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup is such a delicious and comforting soup. Loaded with carrots, celery, onion, chicken and tortellini, this creamy soup will become a favorite!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Servings: 6



  • In a 6 quart slow cooker, add chicken, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, chicken broth, bay leaves, and italian seasoning. Cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Remove the cooked chicken from the slow cooker and shred or cube and add back to the slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl whisk the milk, heavy cream, and flour. Add it to the slow cooker along with the tortellini. Cook for 15 minutes until tortellini is cooked through and soup has thickened.
  • Discard bay leaves and serve immediately with chopped parsley, if desired.


Calories: 461kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 37gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 144mgSodium: 390mgPotassium: 712mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 690IUVitamin C: 2.1mgCalcium: 145mgIron: 2.2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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About Alyssa Rivers

Alyssa Rivers is the author of 'The Tried and True Cookbook', a professional food photographer and experienced recipe-developer. Having a passion for cooking, her tried and true recipes have been featured on Good Morning America, Today Food, Buzzfeed and more.

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  1. Hi Ms. Alyssa,

    I cook soups and stews for large groups of people for their lunch. Frequently, there is food left over and I am always concerned about the recipes. When working with milk and cream, will they divide within the soup when cold? Is it ok to reheat in the crock pot the next day?

    Also, some of the people have trouble with gluten. Instead of using flour in your recipes, when I cook, is there a substitute that will work as well that doesn’t contain gluten? Thank you!

  2. 5 stars
    There were no tortellini anywhere on island, so I rinsed the pasta sauce off a can of mini ravioli. Used 3 boneless chicken thighs and cut them up at the beginning. Also a bit of parmesan to the cream/flour mix.

  3. Just tried this soup. I didn’t have the time to slow cook it but I wanted to try it anyway. I pressure cooked the chicken in the broth then cooked the carrots while shredding the chicken. It all turned out very nicely. Delicious soup! Thanks again for another fantastic recipe.

  4. To make as a make ahead freezer meal can I freeze”part one” separate from “part two” and doyou think that freezing the milk/cream/flour together is possible?

  5. I have the same question as Cheryl. What kind of tortellini do I use in this? It looks delicious! I feel like the refrigerated would fall apart?

    1. I like the refrigerated tortellini best. You cook it at the end of the recipe for about 15 minutes so they wouldn’t be too soggy or fall apart. Hope that helps!! XOXO

      1. I only have frozen tortellini. How would I do those? Thaw in the fridge 1st? Or put in the crockpot early?

  6. Hi, Alyssa! This looks yummy. Perfect for the colder weather, when it comes back to stay. Question about the tortellini: dry? refrigerated? frozen? Thanks!