Italian Meatball Soup

Total Time
27mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
17 mins

This recipe is from The Pampered Chef 29 Minutes to Dinner Cookbook. In the recipe its calls for 1 Tbsp of Italian Seasoning Mix (its a PC seasoning). Have not tried it yet, but it sounds good.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Peel carrots with vegetable peeler. Finely chop carrots, celery and onions.
  2. Lightly spray pot(4qt) with oil and add carrots, celery and onion. Cook over medium heat 4-5 minutes or until vegetables begin to brown, stirring occasionally.
  3. Push vegetables to one side of pot. Add tomato paste; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until paste begins to caramelize.
  4. Add pressed garlic and seasoning; mix well. Stir in tomatoes; broth and water; bring to a simmer.
  5. Cut meatballs in half; add to soup. Simmer an additional 10-12 minutes; season to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve hot and garnish with Ciabatta Croutons.
  6. Ciabatta Croutons:.
  7. Pre heat Oven to 425 degrees. Slice loaf into 1 inch cubes. Toss cubes with olive oil and arrange in an even layer on pan. Bake 12-14minutes or until golden brown.
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5 5

Very good basic meatball soup recipe. It sure doesn't get any easier than this! I followed the recipe exact with the exception that my crushed tomatoes were in juice, not puree. I don't think that would make a major difference in flavor though, and this soup turned out very yummy! Made for PAC Fall 09.