Escarole Soup (Italian Wedding Soup)

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Recipe by Kimosabe

This is a very tasty soup. Some people call this 'Italian Wedding Soup,' which refers not to matrimony but to the 'wedding' of the small meatballs and pasta. Take care to wash the escarole well. This is a favorite recipe from the files of a soupaholic.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. cook Onion in butter, 3 minutes.
  2. add Garlic and cook an additional 3 minutes.
  3. add Escarole and cook another 3 minutes.
  4. add 2 cups stock, 1/2 teaspoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoons salt, pepper to taste.
  5. simmer covered for 15 minutes.
  6. add 3 cups stock and bring to a boil.
  7. stir in Orzo, Meatballs, and Spinach.
  8. simmer 15 minutes
  9. garnish with grated locatelli cheese (or Parmesan).
  10. When making this soup, consider getting a big pot and making a double batch. Everyone will want seconds and it's a great leftover.

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