Chorizo and Chicken Meatball Soup

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Another great soup full of flavor


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Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
olive oil
2
chorizo sausages casings removed if present
1
bulb fennel finely chopped
1 large
carrot finely chopped
4 clove
garlic minced
1 medium
red onion chopped
6 c
chicken stock
28 oz
can crushed tomatoes
1 large
chicken breast ground in food processor or 1/2 pound ground chicken
1 tsp
ground fennel
2 tsp
lemon zest
1/2 c
orzo pasta
1 c
fresh spinach leaves
1/2 c
fresh cilantro chopped
salt and pepper to taste
2 c
shredded parmesan

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add oil to large saucepan over medium heat. Add the fennel, carrot, garlic, and red onion. Saute about 5 minutes. Add the chorizo and cook until chorizo is almost done.
2
Add chicken stock and tomatoes. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer and simmer 15 minutes.
3
Meanwhile mix the chicken with ground fennel and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper. Add the orzo to soup mix. Drop the chicken mixture by spoonfuls in hot soup. Cook for another 10 minutes or until pasta is cooked.
4
Stir in the spinach and cilantro. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Top with Parmesan cheese to serve

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican