Tortellini in Brodo

tortellini in brodo

Tortellini in Brodo

2 quarts chicken or beef broth

1 cup chopped carrots

1 cup chopped celery

1 cup green peas

1 medium onion, diced

1 bay leaf

1- 9 ounce (250gr.)package of cheese or meat tortellini

1 tablespoon butter

Salt and pepper

 In a large pot melt butter and sautee onion until tender and transparent.  Add remaining  ingredients except the tortellini, bring to a boil then simmer for about an hour until tender. Add 1 package of tortellini. Continue cooking until tortellini float (about 5 to 10 minutes). Spoon tortellini into bowls with broth. Makes 4 to 6 servings