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Quick Italian Meatball Soup

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"Made with ingredients on hand in the pantry, this soup takes the chill away on a cold winter's night."
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Ingredients

servings 207
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Combine all meatball ingredients; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 1-1/4-inch meatballs. Place in shallow baking pan sprayed with no-stick cooking spray. Bake 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in large saucepan, combine broth and tomatoes. Cover; bring to a boil. Stir in pasta. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Add meatballs. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes longer or until pasta is tender. Stir in spinach. Remove from heat. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes. Serve in bowls sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 207 calories; 3.1 15.1 29.1 61 490 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Very good recipe. When I make it again I will probably make the meatballs smaller. I used fresh thyme instead of the Italian seasoning because I had that on hand. I also added an extra can of...

Most helpful critical review

Needs more broth

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Very good recipe. When I make it again I will probably make the meatballs smaller. I used fresh thyme instead of the Italian seasoning because I had that on hand. I also added an extra can of...

YUM!!!!! My family loved this recipe! I modified the recipe a bit by sauteing an onion, garlic and olive oil in the stock pot before adding the tomatoes and broth. I also used bread crumbs inste...

EXCELLENT! This was truly an easy and delicious recipe! I used Italian Bread crumbs in lieu of the wheat germ and added generous amounts of garlic salt to the meatballs. My husband asked me wh...

This was delicious! I added a 1/4 cup of Diced Onion and a 1/2 Tsp. Garlic Powder to the meatballs. In addition, I substituted regular spinach for baby spinach to take the bitterness out. Rea...

I substituted bread crumbs for wheat germ and came out pretty good. I'll make the meat balls slightly smaller next time, otherwise I won't change a thing. We'll make this again once it drops b...

My husband could not get enough of this soup. I added extra chicken broth, fresh thyme, garlic and orzo and it was so good.

I followed this recipe and 3 others to make Italian Wedding soup. I included the wheat germ from this recipe in my half ground beef, half ground chicken recipe. Very good.

My husband prepared this with 1lb of pre-cooked meatballs (quartered) and a shake of red pepper flakes. Very thick and tasty. You could easily add extra broth to stretch the recipe.

Turned out really good, my husband really enjoyed it, and so did I, especially with the cheese on top makes it so yummy, but I don't think I'll use the wheatgerm next time, think I'll just use i...