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Saffron chicken broth with stellini

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast Italian soup recipe for saffron chicken broth with stellini

By Rodney Dunn
  • Serves 4
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Saffron chicken broth with stellini


  • ½ tsp saffron threads
  • 1.5 litres chicken stock
  • 150 gm stellini, or other small dried soup pasta
  • ¼ cup small coriander leaves
  • ¼ cup chervil


  • 1
    Place saffron threads in a large saucepan and cook, stirring, over low heat for 2 minutes or until fragrant.
  • 2
    Add chicken stock and bring to a simmer over medium heat, then add pasta and cook for 12 minutes or until pasta is al dente. Season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • 3
    Ladle broth into bowls, scatter with herbs and serve immediately.