Soups

Classic Italian Wedding Soup

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I especially love soups that are full of hearty goodness. Lots of veggies. Rich broth. And, of course a little cheese doesn’t hurt either!

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Soup:
1 small onion, chopped
2 medium carrots, diced
2 stalks of celery, diced
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 Tbsp of olive oil
6 cups of chicken stock
5 ounces of fresh baby spinach, washed and dried, coarsley chopped
Fresh chopped parsley
Salt and Pepper
3/4 cup of Acini de Pepe pasta (or any small pasta)
Fresh grated parmesan cheese

Meatballs:
¾ lb ground chicken
2 tsp of grated onion
2 cloves of garlic, grated
¼ tsp of fresh grated lemon zest
Salt and Pepper, to taste
1 Tbsp of fresh chopped parsley
2 Tbsp of bread crumbs
1 Egg
1 Tbsp of milk
3 Tbsp of grated parmesan cheese
In a large bowl, combine all of ingredients for the meatballs, mix well. Scoop one tablespoon of the mixture and form small meatballs. Set aside. In a large pot over medium high heat, add the olive oil. ...
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Nutritions

Calories
219

Sodium
527mg
21% DV

Fat
8g
13% DV

Protein
16g
32% DV

Carbs
18g
6% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV