Party Italian Wedding Soup

Party Italian Wedding Soup

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About this recipe: A large batch of traditional Italian Wedding soup. This soup offers plenty of meat, carbohydrates and veggies. Perfect with Italian bread. For the pasta, I use acini di pepe, but you could use any small shape you desire, like shells or orzo.


Serves: 12 

  • 1 (1.5litre) can chicken broth
  • 1 (300g) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 2 medium yellow onions, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped carrot
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 450g minced beef
  • 1 cup (100g) dry bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 450g skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into chunks
  • 100g dry pasta
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr10min  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine the chicken broth, spinach, onions, carrots and celery. Mix well and allow to simmer.
  2. In a separate large bowl, combine the minced beef, bread crumbs and egg and mix well. Form mixture into 1.5cm diameter meatballs and carefully drop them into the soup.
  3. Put chunks of chicken breast into the soup and reduce heat to low. Allow the soup to simmer for 1 hour. Add the pasta 30 minutes before serving and season with salt and pepper to taste.

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