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Italian Wedding Soup

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Total Time:
54 mins
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Skill Level:
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Servings:
6 Servings

This Italian wedding soup includes the perfect marriage of cheesy Abruzzese meatballs, orzo, and vibrant veggies simmering in a rich, savory View More expand_more

This Italian wedding soup includes the perfect marriage of cheesy Abruzzese meatballs, orzo, and vibrant veggies simmering in a rich, savory broth. Serve with good crusty bread and soak up every lovin’ spoonful!

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Italian Wedding Soup
alarm
Total Time:
54 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
restaurant_menu
Servings:
6 Servings

Ingredients


Product ImageAbruzzese Italian Style Meatballs
  • 1 Pack Carando Abruzzese Meatballs1 Pack
  • 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil3 Tablespoons
  • 1 Large White Onion, diced,1
  • 1 Cup Carrots, peeled and diced1 Cup
  • 1 Cup Celery, diced1 Cup
  • 5 Cloves Fresh Garlic, minced5 Cloves
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Oregano, chopped3 Tablespoons
  • 1/2 Cup White Wine1/2 Cup
  • 6 Cups Chicken Stock6 Cups
  • 1 Pound Orzo Pasta1 Pound
  • 1 Bunch Fresh Kale, de-stemmed and freshly chopped1 Bunch
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese, grated1/2 Cup

Instructions


  1. Cook meatballs according to package instructions, allow to cool, cut in half and reserve

  2. While the meatballs are cooking, heat a large heavy-bottomed pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat

  3. Add the extra virgin olive oil, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, and oregano and cook. Stir frequently until the vegetables begin to soften

  4. Deglaze with the white wine. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil

  5. Add the orzo and reduce heat to a simmer

  6. Cook for about 15 minutes or until the pasta is al dente

  7. Add the meatballs and kale and return to a simmer

  8. Remove from the heat, ladle into bowls, and garnish with some of the parmesan cheese

Life is Delicious. Savor It.

Ingredients


  • 1 Pack Carando Abruzzese Meatballs1 Pack
  • 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil3 Tablespoons
  • 1 Large White Onion, diced,1
  • 1 Cup Carrots, peeled and diced1 Cup
  • 1 Cup Celery, diced1 Cup
  • 5 Cloves Fresh Garlic, minced5 Cloves
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Oregano, chopped3 Tablespoons
  • 1/2 Cup White Wine1/2 Cup
  • 6 Cups Chicken Stock6 Cups
  • 1 Pound Orzo Pasta1 Pound
  • 1 Bunch Fresh Kale, de-stemmed and freshly chopped1 Bunch
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese, grated1/2 Cup

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