Friday, December 14, 2007

Tortellini in Broth

Category: Soup
Style: Western
Difficulty: Easy
Portion: Serves 8

About 50 pieces of fresh or frozen tortellini
3 litres chicken or vegetable broth
1 bunch fresh thyme
chives or green onion, chopped, for garnish

Bring a large pot of water to full boil. Salt generously. Cook tortellini according to package instruction. Drain.
While pasta is cooking, bring broth to a boil. Add fresh thyme sprigs and simmer for about 5 minutes. Discard thyme sprigs.
To assemble, ladle broth into soup bowls. Put about 4 tortellini in each bowl of soup. Garnish with chopped chives or green onion.

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