Put shallot, carrot, celery, garlic, and chili pepper into a soup pot. Cover with water and wine. Add salt, pepper, thyme, lemon peel, and nutmeg. Cover with lid and boil until vegetables are soft.
Add chicken broth, cover, and bring to a boil.
Add shrimp and continue to boil for 1 minute.
Add tortellini and continue to boil for 3-4 minutes depending on package instructions.
Remove lemon peel and thyme.
Serve sprinkled with parmesan cheese.