Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence
Print
Chicken Noodle Soup
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Yield:
6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

For the soup:
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 large carrots, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 3 quarts low-sodium chicken broth
  • 5 parsley stems, plus 1/4 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley, for garnish
  • 4 black peppercorns
  • Kosher salt
  • Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, for garnish
For the meatballs:
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • Olive oil
  • 6 links organic chicken-apple sausage meat
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 handful fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 2 pounds frozen cheese tortellini, store bought
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

For the soup:

Set a large stock pot over medium heat. Add olive oil, half the garlic, carrot, onion, celery, bay leaf, and thyme and gently saute until fragrant, about 5 to 7 minutes. Pour in chicken broth, add parsley stems, black peppercorns and salt, to taste. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer while you work on meatballs and tortellini.

For the meatballs:

Caramelize the diced onion in a saute pan with a little olive oil over medium heat. Add the sausage, egg, onion, thyme, parsley, and cheese to the bowl of a food processor and pulse until they all come together. Season with salt and pepper. Heat a skillet with a few tablespoons of olive oil until just smoking. Use a small ice cream scoop to drop meatballs onto skillet. Cook, turning, until golden brown.

Drop tortellini straight from freezer into soup. Cook until they float. Once meatballs are browned, add to pot of chicken broth. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 or 3 minutes. Give soup a final seasoning and serve in shallow bowls with a small shower of Parmesan, olive oil, and parsley.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chicken Noodle Soup

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Suped-Up Traditional Chicken Noodle Soup

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Vietnamese "Pho" Rice Noodle Soup with Beef

Recipe courtesy of Mai Pham

Ching's Classic Beef Noodle Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Peking Duck Noodle Soup

Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes

Beef Noodle Soup with Rice Noodles: Pho Bo

Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen

Chicken Stir-Fry Soup

Recipe courtesy of Jeffrey Saad

Fast Hot and Sour Noodle Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Lentil Soup

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

On TV

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here