Mama's Italian Wedding Soup

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This hearty soup was inspired by a soup I tasted at an Italian wedding. It is sure to please just about everyone! Serve hot with Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound extra-lean ground beef

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • ¼ cup dried bread crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 3 tablespoons minced onion

  • 2 ½ quarts chicken broth

  • 2 cups spinach - packed, rinsed and thinly sliced

  • 1 cup seashell pasta

  • ¾ cup diced carrots

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the beef, egg, bread crumbs, cheese, basil and onion. Shape mixture into 3/4-inch balls and set aside.

  2. In a large stockpot heat chicken broth to boiling; stir in the spinach, pasta, carrot and meatballs. Return to boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring frequently, at a slow boil for 10 minutes or until pasta is al dente, and meatballs are no longer pink inside. Serve hot with Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

169 Calories
7g Fat
13g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 1045mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 221mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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