Italian Wedding Soup

1
Angela Pietrantonio

By
@mrsjoepie

Another great Italian soup handed down from my husbands sister! We love to cook & bake Italian dishes and this one is one of the best soups!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 to 6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    chicken breast with skin and bone
  • 8 c
    water
  • 2 large
    carrots, diced
  • 2 large
    celery stalks, diced
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1 large
    bunch escarole, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 pkg
    small shells
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • MEATBALLS

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 1/4 c
    parsley, chopped
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper

How to Make Italian Wedding Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. For Meatballs:

    Preheat oven to 350*. Combine all ingredient in large bowl. Mixture should be firm, add more breadcrumbs in mushy. Shape meat into small bite size meatballs. Place on a lightly oiled pan and bake 20 minutes or until done. Add to soup.
  2. For Soup:

    Add chicken and water to a large pot and bring to a boil. Add carrots, celery and onion. Turn heat to low, cover and simmer for 1 hour. Remove chicken (save for another use), skin and bones.
  3. Add small pasta shells, meatballs, escarole and parsley, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

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About Italian Wedding Soup

Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy



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