Tortellini Soup

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READY IN: 16mins
Recipe by nikinikinine

Healthy soup made with wholesome foods. Taken from Real Simple magazine February 2006.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rince the chicken pieces and remove the skin.
  2. Place chicken in a large sauce pan.
  3. Add the borth and 2 cups of water.
  4. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently until the chicken is cooked through (about 35 min.) Skim any foam that rises to the surface.
  5. Transfer the chicken to a plate; let cool.
  6. Shred the meat; discard the bones.
  7. Meanwhile, strain the broth and return it to the saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  8. Add the carrots, Swiss chard, tortellini, salt and pepper and simmer according to the tortellini's package directions.
  9. When the tortellini are done, add the chicken and heat for 3 minutes.
  10. Ladle the soup into bowls and sprinkle with Parmesan.
  11. * for a lower fat/calorie recipe I subsitute whole grain brown rice for the tortellini.

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