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Monday, September 24, 2012

Tortellini Soup With Parmesan Crisps

I am welcoming fall with is hearty but light soup. This soup comes together very fast. This soup is a meal by itself, but it is not heavy on stomach. Sky is the limit for ingredients for this soup as it can be made with loads of vegetables, meats, or even with beans; however my version is very simple and light, as I make it in light broth and with not many ingredients. I also cook Tortellini separately because I don't like my soup starchy.

Parmesan Crisps are the perfect with this soup. It is crispy, salty, and super tasty. I always add pinch of lemon zest to make them a little lighter, and give fragrance to it.

For Parmesan Crisps

Ingredients :-

  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 1/8 tsp Lemon Zest (Optional)
  • Pinch of Black Pepper, ground

Method :-

1. Preheat oven on 400 degrees F.

2. Mix all ingredients together.

3. Pour 1 tsp parmesan cheese 1/2 inch apart on to silicon or parchment paper lined in baking sheet. Pat down little bit.

4. Bake for 4-5 minutes until golden and crisps.

For Tortellini Soup

Ingredients :-


  • 2 Cups Cheese Tortellini
  • 4 Cups Low Sodium Vegetable Broth
  • 2 tbsp Carrot, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Cabbage, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3-4 Whole Black Pepper, roast and freshly groung
  • Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes (Optional)
  • Salt to taste

Method :-

1. Cook Tortelling in salted boiling water till Al-dente. Drain and keep aside.

2. Heat oil in sauce pan on medium heat. Add chopped garlic and saute for 10 seconds.

3. Now add carrot, cabbage, little parsley, and shallot. Cook for 30 seconds.

4. At this point add vegetable broth in to the pan. Add salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, and mix. Cover pan with lid and bring it to boil.

5. Add tortellini in it and simmer this soup for 2-3 minutes on medium-low heat.

6. Pour this hot soup in serving bowl, sprinkle fresh parsley on top and parmesan crisps on side.

Enjoy...




6 comments:

Priya said...

Super filling soup, simply loving it.

Vimitha Anand said...

Loving the parmesan crisps... Soup looks inviting

Kitchen Queen said...

Hi i am first time on your blog and i love this idea both good things in one dish. i have two packets in fridge and thinking to make salad of it now i get another idea, thanks to you. please visit my blog
http://realhomecookedfood.blogspot.com/

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Tummy filling tasty soup:)

Priti S said...

new for me and looks so good ...nice recipe

KRUPA said...

New for me too ... Looks yum Madhavi , will surely try it out some time.
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