Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Italian Wedding Soup

I am joining the fun with Soup's On over at The Larson Lingo

My contribution will be Italian Wedding  Soup- what else!

  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh Italian Parsley
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 slice fresh white bread crust trimmed, bread torn into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 8 ounces ground beef
  • 8 ounces ground pork
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 pound curly endive, coarsely chopped (1 pound of escarole would be a good substitution)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan, plus extra for garnish Salt and freshly ground black pepper
To make the meatballs: Stir the first 6 ingredients in a large bowl to blend. Stir in the cheese, beef and pork. Using 1 1/2 teaspoons for each, shape the meat mixture into 1-inch-diameter meatballs. Place on a baking sheet.
To make the soup: Bring the broth to a boil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the meatballs and curly endive and simmer until the meatballs are cooked through and the curly endive is tender, about 8 minutes. Whisk the eggs and cheese in a medium bowl to blend. Stir the soup in a circular motion. Gradually drizzle the egg mixture into the moving broth, stirring gently with a fork to form thin stands of egg, about 1 minute. Season the soup to taste with salt and pepper.
Ladle the soup into bowls and serve. Finish soup with parmesan cheese if desired.


momto8 said...

yum!! I grew up eating this soup....and now my kids are growing up eating this soup......always hits the spot. thanks for the recipe.

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Jonnique said...

Love the can version of this Italian Wedding! Excited to try this at home. Your newest follower. Please share at my Taste This Thursday Party!!!

mel @ the larson lingo said...

I have never had Italian Wedding Soup before! It looks so good...I love all the ingredients in it! Thanks for linking up! :) said...

Yum! I love Italian wedding soup. Looks delicious!

Melissa said...

Ohh man this looks delicious!! I am so making this on Sunday!

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