Tortellini Meatball Soup

1
Bonne Benton

By
@Bonne

Great for cold days, and leftovers

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
3-6
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • SOUP BROTH AND TORTELLINIS

  • 1 pkg
    family size cheese tortellinis
  • 2 box
    low sodium chicken broth, or vegetable broth
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • MEATBALLS

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1/8 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1/8 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1
    egg
  • 2 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    cracked black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • PARMESAN CRISP

  • 1 pkg
    block of parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp
    cracked black pepper

How to Make Tortellini Meatball Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Meatball Prep
    Preheat oven 400
    Mix egg, spices, grated Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs, add to ground beef and form small meatballs
    Place on a greased baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes or until done, rotating once during baking
    Take out of oven and set aside
  2. Parmesan Crisp topping
    Preheat oven to 450
    Grease a large baking sheet
    Grate whole block of Parmesan cheese and mix with black pepper
    make palm sized heaping piles with the cheese on the baking sheet and gently pat down and spread out slightly
    Bake in oven until light brown and bubbly
    Remove from baking sheet immediately (will stick to sheet if you do not remove) and set aside to cool and harden
  3. Soup broth and tortellinis
    In a large stock pot pour all of the broth, spices and bring to a boil
    Add the the tortellinis and meatballs to the boiling broth, allow to simmer until pasta is tender
  4. Serving
    Place soup in a bowl with a Parmesan crisp on top

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About Tortellini Meatball Soup

Course/Dish: Pasta Beef Soups
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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