Escarole And Turkey Meatball Soup


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Why I Love This Recipe

I found a battered recipe card from my college days with this on it. Not sure where it came from. I made it twice last month, adjusting the recipe for my current tastes and cooking methods. It is surprisingly simple in ingredients, the rosemary goes along way flavoring the dish and making your kitchen smell wonderful.


Ingredients You'll Need

Soup ingredients:
1 small white onion chopped
1 T chopped fresh rosemary
1 T olive oil
1 small head escarole, sliced in a one inch wide shred
4 C chicken broth
1/3 C Orzo or other small pasta
1 garlic clove
Salt
Juice of one lemon half
Pepper
Fresh Parmesan

Meatball ingredients:

1/4 lb ground turkey
1 egg yolk
1 green onion, minced
3 T breadcrumbs
1 T Parmesan cheese
Salt
Pepper


Directions

Directions:


Mix all meatball ingredients together well, seasoning with salt and pepper. Shape into one inch balls. Place on a baking sheet sprayed with PAM. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.


For soup, heat olive oil in soup pot over medium heat. Add onion and rosemary to pot, saute until onion has softened. Mix escarole in with the onions and rosemary to coat with oil. Cover pot for 1 minute to let escarole wilt.


Add broth and orzo to pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a covered simmer for 20 minutes.


Add meatballs to soup. Mash garlic clove with salt to form a paste. Add to the soup with the lemon juice before serving. Ladle into bowls with fresh parmesan, pepper and chopped green onion as a garnish.


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