Yanka's Ukrainian Meatball-Spinach Soup

Total Time
55mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

An old family recipe, this spinach soup comes from the Ukraine. Recipe from Sunset magazine, submitted by Gloria Mann. Easy to make, & lovely served with warm, crusty French bread. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl, beat one egg to blend.
  2. Add rice, beef, onion, lemon peel, lemon juice, oregano, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; mix well.
  3. Put flour on a rimmed plate.
  4. Shape meat mixture into 1-inch balls, rolling each in flour as formed; shake off excess.
  5. Set balls slightly apart on a sheet of waxed paper.
  6. In a 5 to 6 quart pan over high heat, bring broth to a boil.
  7. Add meatballs; reduce heat, and simmer just until no longer pink in the center (cut to test), about 15 minutes.
  8. Add spinach leaves and stir gently until wilted, about 5 minutes.
  9. In a small bowl, beat the remaining egg with a fork to blend.
  10. Pour beaten egg into soup, stirring constantly.
  11. Ladle soup into wide bowls.
  12. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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Yum! This sounds delicious.... can't wait to try it!

iknitok July 07, 2010

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