Italian Wedding Soup With Chicken Meatballs Recipe

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Italian Wedding Soup With Chicken Meatballs
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. For the meatballs,.
  3. In a large bowl combine ground chicken, bread crumbs, garlic, parsley, Pecorino Romano, Parmesan, fennel seeds, milk, egg, salt, and pepper.
  4. Combine gently with a fork.
  5. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  6. With a teaspoon, drop 1 to 1 1/4-inch meatballs onto sheet pan. You should have about 40 meatballs.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, until cooked through and lightly browned. Set aside.
  8. In the meantime, for the soup.
  9. Heat the olive oil over medium-low heat in a large heavy-bottomed soup pot.
  10. Add the onion, carrots, and celery and saute until softened, 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  11. Add the chicken stock and wine and bring to a boil.
  12. Add the pasta to the simmering broth and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, until the pasta is tender.
  13. Add the fresh dill and then the meatballs to the soup and simmer for 1 minute. Taste for salt and pepper.
  14. Stir in the fresh spinach and cook for 1 minute, until the spinach is just wilted.
  15. Ladle into soup bowls and sprinkle each serving with extra grated Parmesan.
  16. Notes.
  17. You can also subsitute escarole for spinach in this recipe.
  18. Gran Pandano is a less expersive parm cheese Only parm cheese from a certain area and certain cows can be stamped parm reggiano the King of cheeses in Italy.
  19. To make quick meatballs, divide up meat mixture into quarters. Roll each quarter into a long log and then cut into pieces. You can then roll the pieces into meatballs (or not - shape doesn't matter in the soup).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 257.68 Kcal (1079 kJ)
Calories from fat 100.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.12g 17%
Cholesterol 71.27mg 24%
Sodium 650.08mg 27%
Potassium 717.69mg 15%
Total Carbs 19.44g 6%
Sugars 5.26g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1.46g 6%
Protein 18.81g 38%
Vitamin C 11mg 18%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.9mg 11%
Calcium 114.4mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 71.57 Kcal (300 kJ)
Calories from fat 27.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.09g 17%
Cholesterol 19.79mg 24%
Sodium 180.56mg 27%
Potassium 199.34mg 15%
Total Carbs 5.4g 6%
Sugars 1.46g 21%
Dietary Fiber 0.41g 6%
Protein 5.22g 38%
Vitamin C 3.1mg 18%
Iron 0.5mg 11%
Calcium 31.8mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.8
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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