Tortellini en Brodo

Cheese tortellini is cooked in a rich broth made from herbs, garlic and wine. Served over spinach, tomatoes and then topped with a crunchy gremolata. 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Broth Bowl, Tortellini en Brodo, Tortellini in Brodo
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 461kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 1 16 ounce package fresh cheese tortellini
  • 1 5 ounce package fresh spinach
  • 1 pint heirloom grape tomatoes, sliced in quarters
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine or additional stock
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese for serving


  • Prepare the tortellini according to package directions.
  • While tortellini is cooking, bring the chicken stock, wine, 1 spring of thyme and garlic to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Add in juice of fresh lemon juice at end of cooking.
  • Heat the olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add bread crumbs and remaining sprig of thyme--leaves chopped up. Toast until crumbs are golden brown, bout 2-3 minutes.
  • To serve: Evenly divide spinach and tomatoes and tortellini between 4 bowls. Ladle broth over each bowl. Sprinkle bread crumb mixture of each bowl and finish with freshly grated Parmesan. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Tortellini en Brodo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 461 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 1061mg46%
Potassium 538mg15%
Carbohydrates 63g21%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 5225IU105%
Vitamin C 28.4mg34%
Calcium 234mg23%
Iron 4.8mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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