11 Reviews

I started this soup by adding carrots, onions and celery, finely diced and sauteed in olive oil. Then I proceeded with the recipe except adding 1/2 c acine de pepe (very small pasta). Very good tasting!

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Marie November 03, 2002

Very good! With a little chicken this would be perfect! I like the parmesan and egg rather than the noodles! Thank you so much! It was a big hit! ps meatballs were great!

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greyghost September 04, 2002

Very tasty, especially with the parmesan added.

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Marcy1 August 14, 2002

Absolutely delicious. The pickiest eater will love this. You will be rewarded if you use homemade chicken stock and panfry the meatballs in a little bit of fat(I used a small amount of butter and e.v.o.o.) I added two frozen packages of spinach when soup was boiling because I had no escarole. I also added a little pastina instead of the remaining eggs. The meatballs were so tasty. I have been searching for years for the perfect meatballs(tasty, but plain) to add to my spaghetti sauce. Finally, my search is over. Young and old loved this soup.

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Karen Oriscak August 08, 2003

I just made this tonight. The meatballs are to die for. I would cut the eggs in the broth to three with about a 1/3 of a cup or parm. Just a hint...I used drumsticks and veggies to make my broth. I'll use the left-over chicken for a creamed chicken dish with biscuits for my daughter.

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Renee S. January 05, 2008

Prep could not be easier. I added celery and zuccini to beef up the vegetables. It smells really good in my kitchen right now. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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Amber of AZ June 16, 2015

My family and I truly enjoyed this soup. So delicious. The meatballs are so flavorful. I added 1/2 cup orzo pasta. For the eggs and parmesan cheese stirred in at the last, I cut back to 2 eggs and 1/2 cup parmesan. Thank you for this wonderful recipie.

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katpak January 26, 2012

This is the soup like my Italian relatives make it - escarole (not spinach) and eggs whisked into the hot broth at the end. My only change is that my family always uses FRESH chopped parsley in the meatballs - about 1/4 cup - which adds considerable flavor. We also add a diced carrot at the same time as the escarole, but that it totally optional. I hope my photo helps convince you that THIS is the recipe to try if you want the real thing!

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Cookin'Diva March 01, 2007

We love this. It is just terrific and the meatbals are so good.

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Queen Dragon Mom February 22, 2006

I also added the acine de pepe 's with mizznezz parmasean and egg.. that's what made the broth...

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