Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

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A delicious traditional soup that contains meat, green vegetables, and pasta.
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Ingredients
  • MEATBALLS:
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork or turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
  • 1/2 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • SOUP:
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped or 1 small box of frozen
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 8 ounces soup pasta, acini de pepe or orzo pasta are good choices
Directions
PREP
1 hr
COOK
45 mins
READY IN
1.75 hrs
MEATBALLS:
  • Add all the meatball ingredients together in a large bowl. Mix the ingredients together using your hands until evenly distributed.
  • Form meat into small meatballs by rolling in your hands.
  • Place the meatballs on a lightly greased shallow baking pan. Place in an oven preheated to 350 degrees F and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until browned.
  • Note: The meatballs can also be browned on the stovetop if desired.
SOUP:
  • Cook soup pasta as directed on the package. Do not overcook. The pasta should be firm when added to the soup.
  • Drain the pasta after cooking.
  • While the pasta is cooking add the chicken broth to a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • If using fresh spinach, add to the boiling broth and cook for 5 minutes or until spinach is tender. If using frozen spinach, drain well before adding to the broth.
  • Add the meatballs and pasta. Bring the soup back to a simmer.
  • Stir in the Parmesan cheese and serve.
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"I have seen this recipe a couple of times and thought it looked like it was something a little different. Finally I had to try it. Made it last night. It was pretty good . . . will probably make again sometime."
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