Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 min

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

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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