Italian Turkey Meatball Soup

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

The perfect low-fat comfort soup on a cold winter's day. I improvised this from looking at Italian Sausage Soup recipes. My husband and guests couldn't stop raving about it. I used Roasted Garlic diced tomatoes (Italian flavor would work) and Flame Broiled frozen Turkey meatballs from Trader Joe's.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large soup pot, sauté the onion in oil for a couple of minutes, then add garlic, celery, carrots, and red bell pepper. Cook for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add zucchini and cook another 5 minutes. Add Italian Seasoning and cook for another few minutes.
  3. Add canned tomatoes, chicken broth, wine, barley and freshly ground black pepper. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. If too thick, add about a cup of water. Add frozen turkey meatballs; bring back to a boil and simmer another 20 minutes.
  5. Add spinach; simmer 5 more minutes. Taste and add salt, if necessary, and simmer another few minutes.
  6. Top each bowl with cheese and serve with salad and freshly baked bread or dinner rolls. (see Oatmeal Dinner Rolls.).