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Creamy, gooey and delicious… this comfort chicken tortellini stew is so rich and flavorful! A homemade stew with chicken, pasta and vegetables...

Homemade Chicken Tortellini Stew

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories per serving 643 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken drumsticks (900 g)
  • 1 small fresh carrot peeled
  • 7 oz fresh tortellini pasta (200 g)
  • 1 large garlic clove peeled
  • ½ small onion peeled
  • 4 cups water (960 ml)
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 5,5 oz frozen peas and carrots (155 g)
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 3 bay leaves
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Place the chicken drumsticks in a large and high pan. Add the bay leaves, onion, peeled carrot and bouillon cube.
  2. Creamy, gooey and delicious… this comfort chicken tortellini stew is so rich and flavorful! A homemade stew with chicken, pasta and vegetables...
  3. Place the pan over high heat until boiling. Then turn the heat to medium and cook the chicken for 30 minutes. Strain the chicken and catch the stock for the sauce.
  4. Creamy, gooey and delicious… this comfort chicken tortellini stew is so rich and flavorful! A homemade stew with chicken, pasta and vegetables...
  5. Discard the bay leaves, garlic, carrot and onion. Debone the chicken and shred the cooked chicken. Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Then add the flour.
  6. Whisk well into a roux. Bake it for 2 minutes until sizzling. Then gradually pour in the freshly made chicken stock.
  7. Creamy, gooey and delicious… this comfort chicken tortellini stew is so rich and flavorful! A homemade stew with chicken, pasta and vegetables...
  8. Keep stirring well until you end up with a glossy white sauce. Check the seasoning of the sauce and add extra pepper or salt to taste. Also add the shredded chicken meat and the frozen carrots and peas.
  9. Creamy, gooey and delicious… this comfort chicken tortellini stew is so rich and flavorful! A homemade stew with chicken, pasta and vegetables...
  10. Stir well. Then add the stuffed tortellini to the stew.
  11. Creamy, gooey and delicious… this comfort chicken tortellini stew is so rich and flavorful! A homemade stew with chicken, pasta and vegetables...
  12. Stir again. Put a lid on the pan and simmer the chicken tortellini stew for another 10 minutes over low heat or until the stuffed pasta and vegetables are tender. Add extra water if necessary. Then in the end check the seasoning and add extra pepper or salt to taste if necessary. Scoop the stew onto deep plates and serve hot.
  13. Creamy, gooey and delicious… this comfort chicken tortellini stew is so rich and flavorful! A homemade stew with chicken, pasta and vegetables...