Swiss Chard and Tortellini Soup


  • 3 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2-inch piece Pecorino Romano rind (optional), plus 1/4 cup shaved cheese for serving
  • 1 package (8.8 ounces) cheese tortellini
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard, ribs and stems removed, cut into 1-inch pieces (stems can be included or enjoyed in other dishes)
  • Lemon wedges (optional), for serving


In a medium pot, bring broth, rind (if using), and 3 cups water to a boil. Add tortellini and cook according to package instructions. During last minute of cooking, add chard and cook until tender. Remove rind; serve soup with shaved cheese and lemon wedges if desired