Spinach Soup with Sausage Meatballs and Orzo Pasta

Spinach Soup with Sausage Meatballs and Orzo Pasta

Spinach Soup with Sausage Meatballs and Orzo Pasta

by rossella rago

Spinach Soup with Sausage Meatballs and Orzo Pasta… the ultimate comfort food for the chilly months of the year.

Ingredients

For 4 Person(s)

For the Soup:

  • 8 ounces Italian sweet sausage, casings removed

  • 1 cup grated Pecorino cheese

  • 1/2 cup plain breadcrumbs

  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 4 large eggs

  • 2 quarts chicken stock

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 2 medium potatoes cut into chunks

  • 1 cup chopped baby carrots

  • 1 cup chopped celery

  • 2 cups baby spinach

  • 1/2 pound Orzo pasta

Directions

  1. In a bowl combine the first 5 ingredients until you have a homogeneous mixture.

  2. Roll out small meatballs and set aside.

  3. In a large pot add the oil and sauté the onion over a medium flame until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.

  4. Add the stock and potatoes and bring to a boil. Add the carrots, celery and meatballs and bring to a rolling boil. Add the spinach and the orzo pasta. Cook until orzo pasta is al dente.

  5. Enjoy!

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