italian wedding soup

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By star pooley
from Bullhead City, AZ

Coming from Rhode Island, a very ethnic state, this soup was traditionally served at Italian weddings. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

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serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For italian wedding soup

  • 1/2 lb
    extra-lean ground beef
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 5 3/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 c
    thinly sliced escarole
  • 1 c
    uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1/3 c
    finely chopped carrot

How To Make italian wedding soup

  • 1
    In medium bowl, combine meat, egg, bread crumbs, cheese, basil and onion powder; shape into 3/4 inch balls.
  • 2
    In large saucepan, heat broth to boiling; stir in escarole, orzo pasta, chopped carrot and meatballs. Return to boil, then reduce heat to medium. Cook at slow boil for 10 minutes, or until pasta is al dente. Stir frequently to prevent sticking.

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