How to Make Italian Wedding Soup

I make this on Christmas Day every year. Warms you up from the inside out. In case you haven't heard, baby, it's cold outside!

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How to Make Italian Wedding Soup Recipe
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Slice 1 cup of carrots; chop 1 cup of celery; mince two cloves of garlic; and chop 1/2 of a large white onion. Add to crock pot.

Slice 1 cup of carrots; chop 1 cup of celery; mince two cloves of garlic; and chop 1/2 of a large white onion. Add to crock pot.

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Add 1 package dry onion soup mix, 1/2 tsp dried thyme, 2 tsp dried basil (didn't have so used tomato basil Mrs. Dash), and 1/4 tsp each of salt and pepper.

Add 1 package dry onion soup mix, 1/2 tsp dried thyme, 2 tsp dried basil (didn't have so used tomato basil Mrs. Dash), and 1/4 tsp each of salt and pepper.

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Used thyme I dried from my herb garden this year!

Used thyme I dried from my herb garden this year!

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Add approximately 8 cups chicken broth.

Add approximately 8 cups chicken broth.

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I leave the soup in the crock pot all night on low and make the meatballs and add the pasta/spinach in the morning.

I leave the soup in the crock pot all night on low and make the meatballs and add the pasta/spinach in the morning.

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Meatballs - add 1 lb ground turkey or chicken to large bowl. Add 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, 1 egg, and some salt and pepper.

Meatballs - add 1 lb ground turkey or chicken to large bowl. Add 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, 1 egg, and some salt and pepper.

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Form meat into very small meatballs. Put on cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil (greased). Bake in 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.

Form meat into very small meatballs. Put on cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil (greased). Bake in 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.

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Add meatballs to soup.

Add meatballs to soup.

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Chop 2 cups of spinach and add to soup. Add 1/2 cup pasta. Put these two ingredients in at least 1 hour before serving. I will usually have some broth reserved to add a bit more at this point.

Chop 2 cups of spinach and add to soup. Add 1/2 cup pasta. Put these two ingredients in at least 1 hour before serving. I will usually have some broth reserved to add a bit more at this point.

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I like to serve in bread bowls and usually buy them at Panera Bread.

I like to serve in bread bowls and usually buy them at Panera Bread.

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Yum!

Yum!

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