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Meatball Soup

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  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, carrot, and celery and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 5 to 6 minutes.
  2. Add the broth and 2 cups water and bring to a boil. Add the orzo and cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in the meatballs and spinach. Serve with the Parmesan.
By October, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 497
  • Fat 24g
  • Sat Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 168mg
  • Sodium 743mg
  • Protein 39g
  • Carbohydrate 29g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Iron 4mg
  • Calcium 283mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Jumbo Shells Pasta
Any small pasta will do in place of the orzo. Try ditalini (little tubes), small shells, or kid-tempting pastina (tiny stars) or alphabet pasta.

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