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Garlicky Tortellini Soup

Garlicky Tortellini Soup


  • 2 tbs. unsalted butter
  • 6 to 8 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 quart homemade or low-salt chicken broth (make this vegetarian by using vegetable broth)
  • 6 oz. fresh or frozen cheese tortellini
  • 14 oz. canned diced tomatoes, with their liquid
  • 10 oz. kale, washed, thick spines removed and coarsely chopped; set aside
  • 2 tablespoons jarred pesto
  • freshly grated parmigiano reggiano (recommend using the real deal here if possible)