Tortellini & Collard Green Brodo


Collard Green Brodo

  • 5 pieces of bacon, cut up
  • 1 cup onions, sliced
  • a pinch red pepper flakes
  • 4 cups of collard greens roughly chopped
  • 4 parmesan rinds
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 3-4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 package of fresh or frozen tortellini


  1. Fill a pot with salted water and cook tortellini to package instruction. Drain and rinse with cold water until ready to be added to broth. 

  2. In a pot over medium heat, cook the bacon until most of the fat has rendered. Add the onions, red pepper flakes and collard greens. Cook for 4-5 minutes. Add parmesan rinds and broth. Simmer for 30-45 minutes. Add kosher salt and apple cider vinegar. Adjust seasonings if need be.

  3. Add cooked tortellini to the broth and cook until heated through. Serve with grated parmesan and enjoy!