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Sicilian Meatball Soup

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Ingredients
For meatballs
  Egg 1
  Ground chuck 1 Pound
  Soft white bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Slice)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm), crushed
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Condensed beef broth 31 1⁄2 Ounce, undiluted (3 Cans, 10 1/2 Ounce Each)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (As Required)
  Ribbon noodles/Other noodles 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (As Required, For Garnish)
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon (As Required, For Garnish)
Directions

MAKING
For Meatballs
1) In a bowl, beat egg slightly with a fork.
2) Put in chuck, crumbs, parsley, cheese, garlic and seasoning, mix until well blended.
3) Shape 1 teaspoon of meat mixture into 36 balls.
4) In a kettle or 6-quart Dutch oven, heat the beef broth plus water to make 9 cups liquid to boil.
5) Put in the meatballs and simmer 5 minutes.
6) With a perforated ladle remove meatballs.

FINALIZING
7) Boil the broth and add noodles, cook, uncovered and stirring occasionally with long fork, about 10 minutes.
8) Put back the meatballs to soup and cook over low heat for 5 minutes or until meatballs are heated through and noodles are tender.

SERVING
9) Spoon the soup into bowls and dredge with Parmesan cheese and bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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