Ravioli Chicken Soup

Spring is here and I’m still making soups!  That’s because it’s been snowing here for the last week and the temperatures are below zero.  Crazy!  So I’m celebrating the new season with a comfort food so you get the best of both worlds and wow – this is definitely the best!

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I first saw this recipe on bhg.com but I’ve changed it up considerably.  I wanted you to be able to get this family friendly dish on the table in 20 minutes with minimal fuss so I eliminated a couple of ingredients but added more veggies and flavor.

Spring vegetable dishes are super popular on the blog and you can find them here.  And this spring soup featuring a tomato base seems to be a special favorite of many and I’ll definitely be making it again soon.

You can buy fresh pasta and a rotisserie chicken (or use leftover chicken that you may have on hand) and simply add your veggies, cook for 7 minutes and it’s done!  I used frozen green beans and edamame because I always have them in the freezer but fresh green beans would be great too.  The asparagus, fresh rosemary and basil gives this dish so much flavor that everyone will be asking for second helpings.

Ravioli Chicken Soup | Simply Fresh Dinners

Now if you want to make your own mushroom ravioli and cook up some chicken, don’t let me stop you!  Homemade ravioli is the best but I’m simply looking to make this as quick and easy as possible for a busy weeknight.  And if you do make some homemade ravioli, could you send me some please?  Ok, how about the recipe then? Cheers!


Ravioli Chicken Soup
Recipe Type: Soup
Author: Robyn Gleason (slightly adapted from bhg.com)
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Serves: 4 persons
A quick, easy and nutritious dinner that comes together in 20 minutes. The fresh, crisp flavors of Spring flavors and rosemary make this a lip-smacking soup.
  • 4 cups organic, low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 9 ounce package of fresh ravioli, spinach or mushroom. (I used mushroom)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, sliced into bite sized pieces
  • 1 cup fresh green beans, (or frozen) trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup frozen edamame
  • 1 cup fresh asparagus, trimmed, woody bottom removed, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  1. n a large Dutch oven bring vegetable broth to boiling over medium-high heat. . Add rosemary, ravioli, chicken, green beans and edamame. Return to boiling, reduce heat and let simmer for 5 minutes. Add asparagus, 1 tablespoon of basil and pepper. Cook 2 more minutes and remove from heat.
  2. Garnish with leftover basil and serve.



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    Mila furman
    April 12, 2016 at 4:35 pm

    Yummers! I love fresh soup recipes!!! DELISH!!! And FYI to was snowing in Chi town this week too…what a drag!

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      April 12, 2016 at 4:46 pm

      LOL, will it ever end, Mila? Glad you like the soup! Perfect for when you’re on the run….which is always!
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    Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine
    April 12, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    Ravioli is something I miss for sure! What a fabulous soup <3
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    Tricia @ Saving room for dessert
    April 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm

    I am a fan!!!! This is a wonderful healthy bowl of everything I love. Ravioli is brilliant! Sharing 🙂
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    Debbie Harris
    April 12, 2016 at 5:34 pm

    What an excellent way to use and enjoy raviolis! Why didn’t I think of that?? 🙂
    I will most certainly cook up some of this soup as I love, love soups, even when the weather is nice. You can do so much in a soup in a hurry, and with little mess most of the times.
    Sorry to hear that you are still getting snow, but, those days will soon be gone and beach weather will be here before you know it.
    We have been getting rain this week which I love because it washes all the winter muck away. I’m sure it will turn to a wet snow though.
    Enjoy your warm soup on those dreary days, sweet friend.

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    April 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm

    I bet this is such a satisfying soup with those plump ravioli — pinned and sharing!!
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    Jennifer @ Seasons and Suppers
    April 12, 2016 at 6:19 pm

    What a lovely Spring soup and perfect that it can be made so quickly. Great for this time of year!
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    Blair @ The Seasoned Mom
    April 12, 2016 at 7:30 pm

    We’ve had some crazy cold spring weather here, too. I think soups that are full of spring veggies are the perfect bridge between winter and the warmer weather. They are warm and cozy on a chilly day, but they’re still bursting with freshness from the produce. This looks delicious, and I love that you’ve made it so FAST!
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    Bam's Kitchen
    April 12, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    Gorgeous photos. You really have a knack for delicious soups. So you are both the shrimp and soup guru! Sharing all over the place and I hope the snow melts soon. Take Care
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    April 13, 2016 at 12:49 am

    You can never go wrong with soup regardless of the weather, especially when it’s as light and pretty as thing one. You’re on fire with these spring recipes, I want to try every one of them!
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    Anita Rivera
    April 13, 2016 at 5:41 am

    Good gravy……this is heaven. CHICKEN, I love. RAVOLI, I adore. You find and prepare the best recipes, Robyn. The freshness just comes through here!

    So much to cook and eat and truly not a big enough stomach! 🙂

    Talk later! Anita

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    John/Kitchen Riffs
    April 13, 2016 at 10:59 am

    We actually make soup every month of the year, although less so during warmer weather. But this would be perfect any time! Love the looks of this — just gorgeous. So many fun shapes and textures. Not to mention flavors. 🙂 Good stuff — thanks.
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    April 13, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    Hi Robyn, you make cooking healthy and delicious food look so easy. Soup is my go to any time of the year. This one is a beauty. Pinned.
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    Chris Scheuer
    April 14, 2016 at 5:00 am

    I think this soup would be perfect no matter what the weather’s like. I love that it’s hearty yet light at the same time!

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    Ivan Jordon
    April 14, 2016 at 8:39 am

    That soup looks perfect for a cold, rainy day…
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    Debbie Harris
    April 14, 2016 at 3:08 pm

    Hi Robyn!
    I had to pop back in and let you know that I made your delicious soup last night for my husband and I, oooh was it ever wonderful!
    We will have the left overs tonight.
    I used butternut squash raviolis that had a great flavorful punch to them.
    My husband isn’t crazy about soups, but I could eat then daily. He liked this one.:-)


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      April 14, 2016 at 6:22 pm

      So thrilled to hear you enjoyed it, Debbie! It’s such a simple recipe but it really does pack a punch, doesn’t it? You always motivate me to try harder. Thank you!

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    Kathleen | Hapa Nom Nom
    April 14, 2016 at 6:25 pm

    Robyn, this is a bowl of perfection! I love the fresh and vibrant colors and spring soups are just so perfect for the season – starting to get warm during the day, cooling off at night – this dish is fantastic! Lovely photos too!
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    Anita Rivera
    April 14, 2016 at 8:33 pm

    Ah, that ravioli, luscious! My friend, I can’t tell you how much you mean to me for so many reasons. Seeing your enthusiasm on my blog post is such a rush of positive hope. THANK YOU!!!!! YOU rock!

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    April 15, 2016 at 11:13 am

    Very creative soup with ravioli. Great idea to use a quick cooked chicken from the market and fresh pasta.
    People will love how easy it is to prepare. It was great catching up with you. Love our chats Robyn.
    Have a fabulous weekend. Lots of love from W.W.
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    April 16, 2016 at 8:50 am

    Hi Robyn,
    Sounds fabulously delicious and so healthy. What a wonderful tasty meal this would make. Thanks so much for sharing on Real Fridays. Pinned & tweeted!
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    Morgan @ Morgan Manages Mommyhood
    April 16, 2016 at 4:08 pm

    I make a LOT of chicken noodle soup and I have NO idea why I’ve never used ravioli!! Such a great idea!!

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    May 9, 2016 at 8:50 am

    Chicken ravioli looks delicious and gorgeous. Pictures are superb . Classic altogether

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