A Good Bowl of Soup

January 9, 2009 at 8:36 pm 7 comments

img_soup0001

This is our family’s favorite soup, a very garlicky Italian Wedding Soup.  This really is a meal in a bowl, along with a whole lot of warming comfort. 

This recipe makes enough to feed 8.

Italian Wedding Soup

For the meatballs:

1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey, or a combination of both

1/4 C. bread crumbs

1 egg

1 Tbsp. Worcetershire sauce

1 clove garlic, minced fine

salt and pepper to taste

In a medium mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and combine thoroughly.  Shape into meatballs as small as you can.  ( I use a very small ice cream scooper that is meant specifically for truffle-making.)

In a large pot,  on medium heat 2 tbsp. olive oil.  Lightly brown the meatballs, about 5 minutes.  When all sides are brown, add:

3 cartons (26 oz.) Beef Stock (I used Swanson’s stock, not broth)

1 slivered garlic clove

4-5 handfuls of baby spinach

2 cups *cooked* small pasta such as pastina, orzo or acini di pepe

Taste, and adjust seasonings if necessary and serve steaming hot, garnished with a little parmesan cheese. 

Soup’s on…

About these ads

Entry filed under: cooking, fabric, home, homemade, kids. Tags: , .

Two Sisters Under One Quilt Sunday Stash

7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. biz319  |  January 10, 2009 at 9:28 am

    Love that soup! I made one a couple months ago and loved it. Reminds me I need to make some more – I’ll try your recipe this time!

    Happy Saturday!

  • 2. littlebluecottage  |  January 10, 2009 at 11:53 am

    Thank you! It’s very flavorful and sticks to your ribs too.

  • 3. Jackie  |  January 10, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    The soup looks delicious and healthy! I will definitely print and make this one though I think I’ll use the turkey with chicken stock.

  • 4. Katy  |  January 11, 2009 at 10:11 am

    yum yum yum yum yum – that soup’s making me sooo hungry right now!

  • 5. littlebluecottage  |  January 11, 2009 at 4:02 pm

    The soup can be yours in under an hour….and little hands like making the meatballs too.

    Tina

  • 6. Shea  |  January 12, 2009 at 12:02 pm

    Looks good! I was thinking soup would be good tonight :)

  • 7. amandajean  |  January 13, 2009 at 7:42 am

    it looks delicious! thanks for sharing the recipe!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


The Modern Quilt Guild

The Modern Quilt Guild

The South Bay Area Modern Quilt Guild

The Patchwork Prism Quilt Along

The Single Girl Support Group

Flickr Photos

@yespositively here's a heart for you!  Sorry it's a bit late, but it will be in the mail soon #stashbee #pixelatedheart











More Photos

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 143 other followers

Feeds

About Little Blue Cottage

A blog about quilts, quilting, and quilters, with stories of life, love, and fabrics thrown in.

My Pinterest Boards

Quilting Bloggers Logo

WIP Wednesday

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 143 other followers

%d bloggers like this: