This is the cozy best winter meal for when you don't feel like cooking. It will take you a total of about 25 minutes to make and it's completely nurturing and satisfying.
All you need are:
One bag of frozen cheese tortellini
2 tablespoons Olive Oil
One bunch of chopped flat leaf parsley
One carrot, diced
1/2 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
10 cups Beef Broth
Crushed Red Chili Pepper Flakes (optional)
Heat a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add olive oil, carrot and onion. Sauté until soft, about 4-5 minutes.
Add the garlic and crushed red pepper if using and sauté for 2 more minutes.
Add the beef broth and bring to a boil. Cover and bring the heat to a medium-low, let simmer for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile place the frozen tortellini in a pot of boiling water for one minute, drain and put aside.
Stir the parsley in the broth to taste, and add salt & pepper to taste.
Place the tortellini into bowls and ladle the broth mixture on top.
Garnish each bowl with a large pinch of Parmesan cheese and serve right away. Buon Appetito!