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bell’alimento’s Tortellini in Brodo (Tortellini in Broth)

bell’alimento’s Tortellini in Brodo {Tortellini in Broth}

Recipe from Paula of bell’alimento.com

3 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 stalks of celery – chopped
1 small onion – chopped
1 carrot – peeled & chopped
2 cloves of garlic – minced
8 cups chicken broth
4 cups water
1 small Parmigiano Reggiano Rind {optional}
20 ounces cheese filled tortellini
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons flat leaf Italian Parsley – chopped
Parmigiano Reggiano – Grated {for garnish}

1. Into a large dutch oven, melt the butter over medium-low heat. When melted, add the celery, onion, carrot & garlic. Cover and reduce heat to low and cook for approximately 8-10 minutes until vegetables begin to soften.

2. Add the broth, water, rind and increase heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. When broth boils, add pepper and nutmeg. Stir to combine. Reduce heat to low and add the tortellini. Allow to simmer until tortellini cooks to al dente.

3. Once cooked, remove the rind. Add the parsley. Stir to combine. Garnish with freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano!

Buon Appetito!