Meatball Pasta Soup Recipe

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Valerie Published: November 18, 2020 Modified: September 8, 2021
Meatball Pasta Soup Recipe

How To Make Meatball Pasta Soup

Serve up a hearty bowl of soup for big weddings with our warm pasta soup! It’s loaded with delectable seasonings, and is bound to keep a crowd full.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½lbground beef90% lean
  • ½lbground pork
  • 1egg
  • ¼cupparmesan cheesegrated
  • ¼cupbreadcrumbs
  • ½tspsaltplus more to taste
  • ¼tspblack pepperplus more to taste
  • ¾tspItalian Seasoning
  • 1tbspbutter
  • ¾cuponiondiced
  • ¾cupcarrotspeeled, halved and sliced
  • ½cupcelerysliced
  • 2tspgarlicminced
  • 8cupschicken broth
  • ¾cupacini de pepe pastauncooked
  • 3cupsbaby spinach leaves
  • 2tbspchopped parsley
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat the broiler.

  2. Line a sheet pan with foil and coat it with cooking spray.

  3. Place the ground beef, pork, egg, parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Stir to combine.

  4. Roll ½-inch sized meatballs out of the meat mixture and place on the sheet pan.

  5. Broil for 8 minutes or until tops are browned.

  6. Melt the butter in a large soup pot over medium heat.

  7. Add the onion, carrot and celery to the pot and cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until just softened.

  8. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.

  9. Pour in the chicken broth and acini de pepe, then season the soup with salt and pepper to taste.

  10. Bring the soup to a simmer.

  11. Add the meatballs to the soup.

  12. Cook for 10 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender.

  13. Stir in the spinach and cook for 2 minutes or until wilted.

  14. Sprinkle with parsley, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 749.41kcal
  • Fat: 43.96g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.79g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.37g
  • Fiber: 2.66g
  • Sugar: 11.24g
  • Protein: 40.62g
  • Cholesterol: 149.42mg
  • Sodium: 1280.63mg
  • Calcium: 202.55mg
  • Potassium: 1112.99mg
  • Iron: 4.21mg
  • Vitamin A: 306.29µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.48mg
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