Kale with Meatball and Orzo Soup
You’ll love how easy this soup is to make. Use my recipe for turkey meatballs or use your favorite. It’s a hearty and healthy soup that your family will enjoy all winter long. Serve the soup with crusty garlic bread.
12 or more small meatballs made with (1/2 turkey meatball recipe)
3 carrots (sliced thin)
3/4 cup Orzo pasta
1 small bunch Kale (finely chopped)
4 cups chicken broth
4 cups water
1 small onion (chopped)
1 stalk celery (chopped)
2 cloves garlic (chopped)
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup canned crushed tomatoes with Italian seasonings
Shredded Parmesan or Pecorino cheese
Saute the onion, celery, garlic and carrots in olive oil for a few minutes until onion is translucent.
Add the broth, water, seasonings and tomato and bring to a simmering boil.
Add the kale and orzo and cook for about 10 minutes on medium heat.
Add the meatballs and simmer for another 5-10 minutes. Taste the broth and add more salt and pepper if desired.
To serve, place in bowls and top with shredded cheese.