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Lemon Chicken Broth Bowl with Kale & Cheese Tortellini


Lemon Chicken Broth Bowl with Kale & Cheese Tortellini

Lemon Chicken Broth Bowl with Kale & Cheese Tortellini
PREP TIME: 5min COOK TIME: 40min
Serves 6

  • 360
  • 36g
  • 480mg
  • 11g
    Sat. Fat
  • 2g
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Ingredients Ingredients


1/2 tspsalt

1/4 tspblack pepper

1 tbspolive oil

8 cuplow sodium chicken broth

2 lemons, juiced

1 (2-inch) piece parmesan cheese rind, optional

1/2 lbkale, stems removed, leaves torn into bite-sized pieces

1 pkg(9-ounce) cheese tortellini

italian bread for serving

lemon wedges for serving

Step 1

Step 1


Season chicken thighs with salt and black pepper. Heat the olive oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the chicken and sauté for 10 minutes until brown.

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Step 2


Add the chicken broth, the lemon juice and Parmesan rind, if using. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Chicken is done when a meat thermometer inserted in the center reaches 170 degrees. Remove the chicken to a cutting board. Turn the heat to high and add the kale and the tortellini. Boil gently for 7 to 10 minutes, until the kale wilts and tortellini is tender.

Step 3

Step 3


Shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces. When the tortellini is cooked, turn off the heat and stir the shredded chicken back into the broth.

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Step 4


Ladle Lemon Chicken Broth Bowl with Kale and Cheese Tortellini into a deep soup bowl. Serve with Italian bread, grated Parmesan cheese and extra lemon wedges on the side.

tip TIP

TIP: Save the rinds from your Parmesan cheese wedges. When you’re simmering a soup or sauce, toss in the Parmesan rind. The flavor of the parmesan will infuse throughout the broth.

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Lemon Chicken Broth Bowl with Kale & Cheese Tortellini

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Rated 5/5 based on 7 customer reviews
Our lemon chicken broth bowl is steeped with flavor. The addition or kale and cheese tortellini adds extra nutrition and makes a hearty meal. Serves 6

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