Home-made Chickarina /Italian Wedding Soup w Chicken Meatballs

Home-made Chickarina /Italian Wedding Soup w Chicken Meatballs
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 348.4
  • Total Fat: 15.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 81.2 mg
  • Sodium: 385.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 22.1 g

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Introduction

Who doesn't want a big bowl of deliciousness right now? Who doesn't want a big bowl of deliciousness right now?
Number of Servings: 7

Ingredients



    Chicken stock 6-8 cups
    Carrots, raw, 1 cup, chopped into dice
    Celery, raw, 1 cup, diced
    Shallots 2 - minced
    Onions, raw, 1 cup small dice
    Chicken - Extra Lean Ground chicken 1 lb
    * grated cheese, pecorino romano, 4 tbsp
    Escarole -tear off some tender leaves & tear into bits
    extra virgin olive oil 2 tbs
    2 bay leaves
    salt /pepper to taste
    Garnish with pecorino romano

Tips

Invest in Pecorino Romano cheese, grate as needed at home. Your cooking will be better this way.


Directions

Dice carrots, 1/2 onion, celery & shallots ( mirepoix) , heat dutch oven on stovetop- add olive oil, then add the mirepoix & sautee a bit, add the chicken stock.
Cook pasta in separate pot.
Make meatballs - putting together minced other half of onion, pecorino romano, & egg. Make them small!
With soup simmering, drop the raw meatballs in- they will cook like dumplings. Turn down heat to simmer-
When soup has been simmering for awhile on low add pasta & escarole, tor into bits. When they wilt, your soup is ready. Garnish with Pecorino Romano, add crusty bread on side, if desired.

Serving Size: Makes about 7 2 cup bowlfuls

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SPOOKYTHECAT.

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