Party Italian Wedding Soup

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A large batch of traditional Italian Wedding soup. This soup offers plenty of meat, carbohydrates and veggies. Perfect with Italian bread. For the pasta, I use acini di pepe, but you could use any small shape you desire, like shells or orzo.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (48 fluid ounce) can chicken broth

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 2 cups chopped carrot

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs

  • 1 egg

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into chunks

  • 3 ounces dry pasta

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine the chicken broth, spinach, onions, carrots and celery. Mix well and allow to simmer.

  2. In a separate large bowl, combine the ground beef, bread crumbs and egg and mix well. Form mixture into 1/2 inch diameter meatballs and carefully drop them into the soup.

  3. Put chunks of chicken breast into the soup and reduce heat to low. Allow the soup to simmer for 1 hour. Add the pasta 30 minutes before serving and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

260 Calories
12g Fat
17g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 260
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 733mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 5mg 23%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 403mg 9%

* 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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