Meatball Escarole Soup

Meatball Escarole Soup
Meatballs and Parmesan are Italian cuisine favorites, but Italians also have a penchant for adding shredded greens, such as escarole, to soups.
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Cook 20 m



  1. 1 of 4 Combine beef, 4 tablespoons of the Parmesan, bread crumbs, parsley, salt, pepper and eggs in large bowl. Form into 24 meatballs, using about 1 level tablespoon for each.
  2. 2 of 4 Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs; cook 2 to 3 minutes per side or until nicely browned. Transfer to plate.
  3. 3 of 4 Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil to skillet. Add onions, carrots and garlic; cook 10 minutes over medium heat or until vegetables are soft. Add escarole; cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes. Add meatballs and broth. Bring to boiling. Lower heat to medium; simmer 5 minutes.
  4. 4 of 4 Serve soup sprinkled with remaining 6 tablespoons Parmesan. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Information for Meatball Escarole Soup
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 1361 mg sodium, 332 kcal cal., 3 g fiber, 109 mg chol., 23 g Fat, total, 15 g carb., 18 g pro., 6 g sat. fat