Porcini Tortelloni in Brodo

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Tortellini means little twists and are a small, stuffed pasta; tortelloni are large tortellini. “In brodo” is Italian for in broth. This makes a great starter to one of our PC lasagnas.

Tags: Easy, 30 mins, Appetizer & Hors d'Oeuvres, Soups & Stews, Lunches, Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables, Cheese, Italian, Stewing
Serves: 6
Skill level: Easy
Prep time: 15  minutes
Cooking time: 12  minutes
Total: 27  minutes

Additional Information


1 tbsp (15 mL) PC Splendido Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Cold Pressed
1 pkg (900 mL) PC Organics Chicken Broth - Ready to Use
1 PC Organics Carrots shredded
1 pkg (250 g) PC Trentino-Alto-Adige Porcini Mushroom Tortelloni
1/4 cup (50 mL), grated PC Splendido Parmigiano Reggiano
1 onion, chopped
1 small zucchini shredded
1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh parsley


  1. In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion until soft, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add broth and 2 cups (500 mL) water. Bring to a boil. Stir in zucchini, carrot and tortelloni. Return to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer; cook for 2 minutes. 
  2. Ladle into six shallow soup plates. Sprinkle with parmesan and parsley.

Chef's Tips

Variation: Use PC Pesto Tortellini in place of porcini tortelloni.

Nutritional Information

Per generous 1 cup (250 mL) serving
Calories 170 Cal
Fat 7 g
Sodium 690 mg
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fibre 2 g
Protein 7 g