Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a freshened up version of a popular soup. We didn't serve it at our wedding, but we do enjoy it on a brisk evening in front of the fireplace- with a glass of wine of course!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix together the meat, egg, bread crumbs, cheese, basil, parsley, and green onions.
  2. Shape the meat mix into 3/4 inch balls.
  3. Pour broth into a large saucepan over high heat. After the broth starts to boil, drop in meatballs a few at a time.
  4. Add the spinach and cook for about 5 minutes until the soup is very hot again.
  5. Add the lemon zest and orzo and return to a boil; reduce heat to medium.
  6. Cook for 10 more minutes or until orzo is tender, stirring frequently.
  7. Serve sprinkled with additional parmesan cheese.

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