Italian Wedding Soup Firehouse Style

Recipe by Ladderman229
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    (26 ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 3
    whole chicken breasts, skinned
  • 2
    lbs baby carrots
  • 1
    bunch celery, roughly chopped
  • 1
    large onion, diced
  • 1
    (28 ounce) can tomatoes, chopped with juices
  • 13
    cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1
    lb hamburger, rolled into sm. meatballs
  • 1
    lb frozen cheese tortellini
  • 12
    ounces egg noodles
  • 2
    heads escarole, roughly chopped

DIRECTIONS

  • Put chicken broth in large pot on med. high.
  • Add chicken, carrots, celery, onion, tomatoes, parsley and meatballs.
  • Reduce heat to simmer.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Remove chicken after 1-1/2 hours, dice, then return to pot.
  • Cook tortellini and egg noodles according to directions, drain and add to pot.
  • Simmer for another 1/2 hour.
  • Add escarole last 5 mins., stir to mix.
  • Turn off heat, serve with your favorite bread or loaf, cheese, and enjoy.