This soup gets a real boost of flavor from the fennel, garlic, pesto and fresh parsley. When you're in the mood for a bowl of comforting, delicious soup, then this is the recipe for you. Best of all, you can have it on the table in just 35 minutes.
Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the carrot and fennel and cook for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in the garlic and tomatoes.
Stir in the broth and heat to a boil. Stir in the chicken and ditalini. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the pesto and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with the cheese.
This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.