Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 5 hrs

A tasty Chicken soup like nothing you've ever tasted.Popular in the Cleveland,Pittsburgh and Youngstown area.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil chickens in mixture of water and broth until fully cooked, Approximately 2 hours.
  2. Remove chickens from pot.
  3. Skim off excess chicken fat.
  4. Clean meat off bones and place diced up chicken in broth mixture.
  5. Wash and tear up Endive and Escerole and add to broth.
  6. Add diced onion, Parsley and Carrots Cook on med low until endive and escarole are cooked down.
  7. Drop in uncooked mini meatballs (these can be made in advance).
  8. Bring back to boil and cook for another 30 minute.
  9. In a mixing bowl place 2 eggs and beat.
  10. With soup in a rolling boil SLOWLY stir in beaten egg (eggs should string through soup).
  11. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 hours.
  12. Salt and Pepper to taste.
  13. Serve topped with fresh grated parmesan cheese.
  14. This soup is even better the second day.
Most Helpful

This is THE real wedding soup!!!!

fernecoon January 07, 2007

This is a very good soup. I have made it a number of times now. Thank you for sharing this.

Linda R November 05, 2002

Pretty good stuff some like it with pastina.

lil lex January 17, 2002