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Tortellini Soup

Tortellini Soup
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Remove the skin from the chicken and place the pieces in a large saucepan. Add the broth and 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently until the chicken is cooked through, about 35 minutes. Skim any foam that rises to the surface. Transfer the chicken to a plate; let cool. Shred the meat; discard the bones. 
  2. Meanwhile, strain the broth and return it to the saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add the carrots, Swiss chard, tortellini, salt, and pepper. Simmer according to the tortellini's package directions.
  3. When the tortellini is done, add the chicken and heat for 3 minutes. Ladle the soup into bowls and sprinkle with the Parmesan.
February, 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 570Calories From Fat 25%
  • Protein 64g
  • Carbohydrate 42g
  • Fat 16g
  • Sat Fat 6g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Cholesterol 169mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Cheese grater
It takes only a modest amount of a highly flavorful ingredient, like Parmesan, to lend depth to soup. Try grating the cheese using the small holes on a box grater for fluffy, delicate shavings.

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