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Tortellini in brodo: silky stuffed pasta in a hot broth! What a great Italian pasta soup this is, the perfect light lunch!

Tortellini in Brodo

Tortellini in brodo: silky stuffed pasta in a hot broth!

Course Lunch, Soup, Starter
Cuisine Italian
Keyword tortellini in brodo
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 338 kcal

Ingredients

  • 7 oz fresh tortellini pasta (200 g)
  • 3 cups water (720 ml)
  • 2 tbsp fresh carrots chopped
  • ½ chicken bouillon cube or vegetable bouillon cube
  • 2 tbsp fresh celery chopped
  • 2 tbsp onion chopped
  • 1 large garlic clove peeled
  • 6 fresh sage leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Add the vegetables and sage to a large saucepan.
  2. Tortellini in brodo: silky stuffed pasta in a hot broth! What a great Italian pasta soup this is, the perfect light lunch!
  3. Add the water and bouillon cube. Season with some pepper. Place the pan over medium heat until boiling gently. Then cover the pan and let the vegetables simmer the hot broth for 5 minutes.

  4. Tortellini in brodo: silky stuffed pasta in a hot broth! What a great Italian pasta soup this is, the perfect light lunch!
  5. Then remove the vegetables and sage. You can strain the broth and pour it back into the pan or remove them using a slotted spoon.
  6. Tortellini in brodo: silky stuffed pasta in a hot broth! What a great Italian pasta soup this is, the perfect light lunch!
  7. Then add the fresh tortellini to the broth.
  8. Tortellini in brodo: silky stuffed pasta in a hot broth! What a great Italian pasta soup this is, the perfect light lunch!
  9. Stir and turn the heat lower. Cover the pan again. Let the tortellini poach in the hot stock for 3 to 4 minutes or until they start to rise to the surface because that means that they are cooked.

  10. Tortellini in brodo: silky stuffed pasta in a hot broth! What a great Italian pasta soup this is, the perfect light lunch!
  11. With a slotted spoon remove the cooked tortellini and divide them between deep plates or large bowls. Then check the seasoning of the hot broth and add extra pepper or salt to taste. Pour the broth on top of the tortellini. Sprinkle with the freshly chopped parsley and finish with a dash of freshly ground black pepper. Serve immediately while the tortellini are al dente.

  12. Tortellini in brodo: silky stuffed pasta in a hot broth! What a great Italian pasta soup this is, the perfect light lunch!