Tortellini Soup

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Packaged tortellini in a rich, homemade broth 



2 lbs of beef marrow bones

1 chicken carcass

4 chicken thighs, bone in, skin on

1 large onion, quartered

1 large leek, cleaned carefully and chopped into large pieces

5 carrots, peeled and cut into large pieces

3 ribs of celery, cut into large pieces

2 bay leaves

1 sprig of parsley, chopped

2 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 t salt

few grinds of pepper from the mill

6 quarts of water

fresh, dried or frozen tortellini – 1 package (about 12 ounces) 


Place all ingredients except the tortellini in a large stock pot and bring to a boil

Lower heat and simmer all day – at least 5 hours

Let stock cool, remove bones and meat

Strain the stock through a chinois or sieve

Add meat and stock back into the pan and bring to a boil

Add tortellini and cook according to package directions