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The best Soup with homemade meatballs

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        Oh my goodness… 😋🤤 This came out so good! Kids loved it. Hubby loved it. It’s very easy to make. I did the stove top directions and it was ready in no time at all.

                                                 it’s absolutely delicious!! So warm and comforting. 💕😁

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 ¼ cups carrotsdiced
  • 1 ¼ cups yellow oniondiced
  • ¾ cup celerydiced
  • 1 tabelspoon garlicminced
  • 8 cups Chicken broth,
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • Salt/Pepper
  • ¾ cup dry Acini De Pepe Pasta
  • 8 oz. fresh Spinach

MEATBALLS

  • ½ lb. ground beef80% lean
  • ½ lb. ground pork
  • 1 eggbeate
  • ¼ cup Parmesan Cheesefinely grated into a powder
  • 3 cloves garlicfinely diced
  • 1/3 cup fresh Parsleyroughly chopped
  • Salt & Freshly Ground Pepper

 

METHOD

    • Gently combine the meatball ingredients, don’t overwork the meat, we want tender meatballs.
    • Roll the meat into 1-inch balls.
    • Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot or dutch oven over medium-high heat.
    • Brown the meatballs in batches for 2-3 minutes. The inside of the meatball will finish cooking in the soup.
    • Remove the meatballs and set aside.
    • Add the onions, carrots, and celery and sauté for 5 minutes, until softened.
    • Add the garlic and sauté 1 minute.
    • Add the chicken broth, Italian seasoning, and season with salt and pepper if desired.
    • Bring to a boil.
    • Reduce the heat to medium. Add the meatballs and pasta.
    • Simmer for 10 minutes, until the meatballs are cooked through.
    • Stir in the spinach.
    • Garnish with fresh parsley and Parmesan cheese
    • and serve!
     

 

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NUTRITION

Calories: 344kcal,
 Carbohydrates: 25g,
 Protein: 20g,
Fat: 19g,
Saturated Fat: 6g,
Cholesterol: 81mg,
 Sodium: 1398mg,
Potassium: 887mg,
Fiber: 4g,
Sugar: 4g,
Vitamin A: 8126IU,
Vitamin C: 38mg,
Calcium: 126mg,
Iron: 4mg
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