Vegetable Meatball Soup
This is a delicious soup recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and is a great way to use up leftover meatballs. The broth is so light and flavorful, everyone wants the recipe!
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1 package (12 ounces) frozen fully cooked Italian meatballs
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) beef broth
- 2 cups frozen Italian vegetable blend
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 1/3 cup small pasta shells
- Shredded Parmesan cheese, optional
- In a Dutch oven, combine the meatballs, broth, vegetable blend,
- tomatoes, water and pasta. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer,
- uncovered, for 10-12 minutes or until pasta is tender. Garnish
- servings with cheese if desired. Yield: 6 servings (2 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/3 cups (calculated without cheese) equals 241 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 1,333 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 13 g protein.