Rustic Italian Meatball Soup



Rustic Italian Meatball Soup

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano

Instructions

  1. 1. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, milk, egg, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and dried oregano. Mix until well combined.
  2. 2. Shape the mixture into meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter.
  3. 3. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the meatballs and cook until browned on all sides.
  4. 4. Remove the meatballs from the pot and set them aside.
  5. 5. In the same pot, add diced onions, carrots, and celery. Cook until the vegetables are softened.
  6. 6. Return the meatballs to the pot and add crushed tomatoes, chicken broth, and bay leaves. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  7. 7. Stir in cooked pasta and spinach. Cook for an additional 5 minutes until the pasta is heated through and the spinach is wilted.
  8. 8. Serve hot, garnished with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh basil leaves.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

A comforting and hearty soup with homemade meatballs, vegetables, and pasta. This Rustic Italian Meatball Soup is perfect for a cozy meal on a chilly evening.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 24g

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