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Italian Wedding Soup

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Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

Method

Italian Wedding Soup 4 Steps

  • Step 1

    Tear the sliced bread into bite sized pieces and, using a food processor, buzz until it turns into breadcrumbs approximately the size of peppercorns. Set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a large pot, combine the chicken stockwatercarrotscelery and onions, bring to a boil. Simmer gently for 20-30 minutes until vegetables soften.

  • Step 3

    While the soup base is simmering, prepare the meatball mix. Combine the ground beef, ground pork, grated Parmigiana-Reggiano, fresh breadcrumbs, eggs, minced garlic cloves and chopped parsley, as well as salt and pepper to taste. Mix until just combined and begin forming meatballs approximately the size of a rounded teaspoon and place 1 inch apart on a parchment lined baking sheet. Broil the meatballs on high for 8-10 minutes until browned on top. Remove from the oven and immediately place into the simmering soup base along with any juices that have purged on the baking sheet.

  • Step 4

    Add the chopped spinach as well as cooked acini de pepe pasta to the soup, adjust with salt and pepper. Serve with additional grated Parmigiana-Reggiano on top.

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Italian Wedding Soup

Easy

Italian Wedding Soup

Vicky Tran
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Vicky Tran

Italian Wedding Soup

Yields:

Serves 8

Prep Time:

0 hours 30 mins

Cook Time:

0 hours 45 mins

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Ingredients

Italian Wedding Soup

  • 8 cups low sodium chicken stock

  • 4 cups water

  • 3 ribs celery, cut in half lengthwise and sliced

  • 2 carrots, cut into quarters lengthwise and sliced

  • 2 bunches spinach, chopped

  • 1 medium onion, quartered and thinly sliced

  • 250 grams acini di pepe pasta, cooked until al dente and drained

Meatballs

  • 1/2 pound ground beef

  • 1/2 pound ground pork

  • 1/2 cup Parmigiana-Reggiano, grated (plus additional for topping)

  • 1 slice white bread

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

  • Salt, to taste

  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

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Method

Italian Wedding Soup 4 Steps

  • Step 1

    Tear the sliced bread into bite sized pieces and, using a food processor, buzz until it turns into breadcrumbs approximately the size of peppercorns. Set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a large pot, combine the chicken stockwatercarrotscelery and onions, bring to a boil. Simmer gently for 20-30 minutes until vegetables soften.

  • Step 3

    While the soup base is simmering, prepare the meatball mix. Combine the ground beef, ground pork, grated Parmigiana-Reggiano, fresh breadcrumbs, eggs, minced garlic cloves and chopped parsley, as well as salt and pepper to taste. Mix until just combined and begin forming meatballs approximately the size of a rounded teaspoon and place 1 inch apart on a parchment lined baking sheet. Broil the meatballs on high for 8-10 minutes until browned on top. Remove from the oven and immediately place into the simmering soup base along with any juices that have purged on the baking sheet.

  • Step 4

    Add the chopped spinach as well as cooked acini de pepe pasta to the soup, adjust with salt and pepper. Serve with additional grated Parmigiana-Reggiano on top.

Tags:

Best Italian Wedding Soup Recipes

Toronto Recipes

Italian Wedding Soup