Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

    • Makes1 Servings
Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

Photo: Sweet Potato Chronicles

A delicious and hearty Italian Wedding Soup made in the slow cooker that kids will love.


  • 1 lb ground chicken

  • 1/2 cup bread crumb

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

  • salt, to taste

  • black pepper, to taste


  • 6 cups chicken broth

  • 1 cup orzo, or any small pasta

  • 1 pkg spinach, (stems removed)

  • shredded Parmesan


  • To make meatballs combine first 5 ingredients and roll into 1/2 inch balls. Drop balls in a large pot of boiling salted water and simmer for 6 minutes.

  • Pour broth in slow cooker, adding meatballs. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or high for 3 hours. Half way through cooking add spinach and pasta.

  • Drizzle each bowl of soup with parmesan cheese before serving.

By Tracy Keleher

My favourite soup of all time and the only way my kids will eat spinach!

This article was originally published on May 18, 2012