Persian Meatball and Yogurt Soup

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Jody Bode

This is my mother's recipe. It is a great soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the Tumeric, Salt, Pepper, and Yogurt. Place in refrigerator till needed.
  2. Saute the Chopped Onion till golden.
  3. Then add the Parsley, Spinach, Beans, and enough Water to cover. Simmer for 1 hour*.
  4. In the mean while, mixed the Ground Beef, Eggs, dash of Salt & Pepper, and Grated Onion in a large bowl. Form into small bite-sized Meatballs.
  5. * When the hour of simmering is over, add the Meatballs and the Uncooked Rice. Simmer again until done, about 30 minutes.
  6. Once the Meatballs and Rice are cooked remove the soup from heat and let cool down for 10 to 15 minutes.
  7. Temper the Yogurt by adding a little broth to the Yogurt Mixture. Then add the remaining Yogurt.

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