A quick and hearty soup. Very yummy, healthy and easy to make.
Meatball Soup RecipeThis recipe was excellent! It was also very easy...and I like easy on the weekdays.
↬6 cups - water
↬¹/₃ cup - rice
↬3 cubes - low-sodium beef or chicken flavored bouillon cubes (or 1 tablespoon low -sodium bouillon powder)
↬4 sprigs - fresh oregano, finely chopped (or 1 tablespoon dried oregano)
↬8 ounces - lean ground beef, turkey, or chicken (90% lean, 10% fat)
↬1 - tomato, finely chopped
↬¹/₂ - onion, finely chopped
↬1 - large egg
↬¹/₂ teaspoon - salt
↬2 cups - fresh vegetables (carrots, celery, and broccoli)
- In a large pot, combine water, rice, bouillon cubes, and oregano. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir to dissolve bouillon. Reduce heat to low and simmer.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix ground meat, tomato, onion, egg, and salt. Form into 24 large meatballs.
- Add meatballs to broth mixture and simmer 20 minutes.
- Add vegetables. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until meatballs are cooked and rice and vegetables are tender. Serve.