Friday, March 15, 2013

I could teach you how to paint in pastels or make soup!

Italian Wedding Soup on the Light Side

I got this recipe from www.food.com

Ingredients
1 Cup diced onion
1 Cup of diced celery
1 Cup of diced carrot
1 Cup of diced turkey ham
1 Tbsp of minced garlic
2 Tbsp olive oil
6 Cups low - fat chicken broth
1/2 lb ground turkey
1/4 Cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
1/2 tsp fresh pepper
salt
1 egg
1 of drained and rinsed cannellini beans (15 ounce)
2 Cups of fresh whole spinach leaves
2 eggs
1/2 Cup parmesan cheese, grated

Directions
1 Sweat the onions, carrots, celery, ham and garlic in 2 T. of olive oil in a soup pot until soft, add 6 cups of chicken broth; simmer 15-20 minutes.
2 Mix ground turkey with bread crumbs, salt, pepper and egg. Drop in simmering soup with a melon baller and cook until the meatballs float to the top (about 10 min).
3 Stir in 1 15 oz can of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed, 2 cups of whole fresh spinach leaves. Simmer 2 minutes.
4 Combine 2 beaten eggs with 1/2 cup parmesan cheese and whisk in soup off heat.
5 Serve with crusty bread and a salad ! It is yummo !
6 This recipe is dedicated to my little guy with Autism and my hope for a cure. If you want to know more about the devastating effects of Autism.

My Notes
Use turkey kielbasa in place of ham I do not add eggs to soup just sprinkle with Parmesan