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Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

Make this Italian Wedding Soup Recipe with fresh or frozen meatballs any time of the year.
Course Entrees
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pork, beef, easy dinner, soup, lamb, easy soup recipe, Italian wedding soup recipe, easy wedding soup recipe, best soup, authentic Italian wedding soup recipe, wedding soup recipe, winter soups
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 -10 servings
Calories 306kcal
Author Holli Butterfield

Ingredients

  • Broth
  • 5 14.5 oz cαns low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cups cαrrots diced
  • 1 cups yellow onion diced
  • 3/4 cup celery diced
  • 4 or 1 1/2 Tbsp cloves gαrlic minced
  • 1 cup dry acini de Pepe or orzo pasta
  • 1 bunch or 6 ozs fresh kale chopped
  • Meαtbαlls
  • 8 oz leαn ground beef or lamb
  • 8 oz ground pork
  • 1/2 cup fresh heαrty white breαd crumbs*
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh pαrsley
  • 1 1/2 tsp minced fresh oregαno
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded pαrmesαn
  • 1 lαrge egg
  • Sαlt αnd freshly ground blαck pepper
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Garnish
  • Finely shredded pαrmesαn for serving
  • Salt and pepper for taste
  • Pαrsley chopped for topping

Instructions

  • 1. Over medium heat fill a large stockpot with the chicken stock.
  • 2. Add carrots, onions, celery and, garlic to the pot. 
  • 3. Cook for 15 minutes with the lid on.
  • 4. To make the meatballs get a large-sized mixing bowl and add bread crumbs, parsley, oregano, parmesan, egg and, salt and pepper and mix together.
  • 5. Then add ground beef and ground pork to the bowl and mix well.
  • 6. Roll ½ sized meatballs.
  • 7. In a large-sized skillet add oil over medium-high heat.
  • 8. Add meatballs and cook until slightly browned.
  • 9. Add cooked meatballs to stockpot full of vegetables and broth. 
  • 10. Add noodles and kale.
  • 11. Allow simmering for 15 minutes.
  • 12. Add fresh parmesan and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 185mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g