Recipe for Italian Wedding Soup


Recipes for Italian Wedding Soup

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If you have attended an Italian wedding before, you might be knowing about the importance of an Italian wedding soup. Italians take pride in preparing their wedding soup. There are many recipes that make a good wedding soup.. A delicious recipe is listed below.

Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

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Ingredients

Meatballs

8 oz  ground beef

8 oz ground pork

1/2 cup white bread crumbs

1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

1 1/2 tsp fresh oregano, minced

1/2 cup parmesan, shredded

1 egg

Salt and black pepper powder

1 Tbsp olive oil

Soup

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 1/4 cups, carrots, diced

1 1/4 cups yellow onion, diced

3/4 cup, celery, celery

4 cloves garlic, minced

5 cans chicken broth

1 cup pasta

6 oz spinach, chopped

Parmesan, shredded for serving.

Instructions

For the meatballs:

Add the ground beef and pork in a large bowl. Add the parsley, bread crumbs, egg, parmesan, oregano, salt and pepper as per taste and mix well.

Toss the mixture and break it up with hands to evenly coat and distribute the meat pieces. Take small portions of the mixture and shape into meatballs of around ¾ inches and place them in a big plate.

Take olive oil in a large wok and keep the flame medium-high. Add half of the meatballs and cook them until they are browned. Turn and toss them occasionally to evenly brown them from all sides.

Transfer these into a plate lined with paper towels and let the oil remain in the wok. Repeat this with all the meatballs, until all are cooked. Keep in mind that the meatballs are not entirely cooked with this process and they are only evenly browned. These will continue to cook later in the soup.

For the Soup

Take 1 tbsp olive oil in another wok and keep the flame medium-high. Add the diced vegetables and saute until they have softened. Add garlic and again saute for some time.

Add the chicken broth, salt and pepper and let the mixture boil.

Add the pasta and meatballs and reduce the heat to simmer.

Cover and cook the soup for 10 minutes until the pasta is cooked and the meatballs have cooked from within. Add spinach in the end.

Serve warm and sprinkle with parmesan cheese for garnish.

Tips For Making The Best Recipe For Italian Wedding Soup

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Searing the meatballs is not a very common trick. But searing them adds a delicate roasted flavor to them and gives an added flavor to the broth.

Do not make large sized meat balls. This is a soup and all the vegetables and meatballs should be small and bite-sized.

Use only fresh herbs for the best and fresh flavor in the soup.

Do not get into a short cut with one just one kind of meat, it is best to use two kinds.

Also, use fresh bread crumbs, as these will give a better flavor.

Garlic can be used in abundance as this is Italian soup.

Use only tiny pasta for the soup.

So try making my recipe for Italian Wedding soup and amuse your guest and family members.

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