Italian Wedding Soup

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Makes

4 servings

Italian Wedding Soup

Always wondered how to make Italian wedding soup? Here's our favourite recipe for the classic.


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 4 cups sodium-free chicken broth
  • 175 g turkey sausage , casings removed, rolled into 1/2-inch balls
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup ancini di pepe pasta
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a pot over medium. Add carrot, onion and celery and sauté for 4 min, or until vegetables are beginning to soften. Add garlic and sauté 1 min longer.
  • Add chicken stock and bring to a boil. Add turkey sausage to simmering chicken stock and cook for 4 min or until cooked through. Add 3 cups of spinach and 1/2 ancini di pepe pasta and simmer for 2 min longer. Be sure to simmer until pasta is cooked through. Season with salt and pepper, and add parsley just before serving or packing.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 220,
  • Protein
  • 14 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23 g,
  • Fat
  • 8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 656 mg.

 

Originally published in the Today’s Parent September 2014 issue.