Italian Wedding Soup

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By
@starryrose

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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

Step-by-Step

  • 1In medium bowl, combine meat, egg, bread crumbs, cheese, basil and onion powder; shape into 3/4 inch balls.
  • 2In 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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About Italian Wedding Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups, Other Soups