Meatball Soup Recipe

A hearty farty meatball recipe

We’ve got just the thing to keep you warm and comfy during those cold dreadful winters. Get yourself a nice warm cup of this fresh vegetable and meatball soup. Yum!

The Meatballs

  • 300 grams ground beef
  • 300 grams ground pork
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 100 grams grated parmesan cheese
  • 50 grams Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • cooking spray

Method

  1. Combine all of the ingredients for the meat balls in a large bowl, using your hands or a large wooden spoon.
  2. Shape the mixture into small balls and place them on a baking tray to broil or you can grill them on a pan.
  3. Broil or grills until meatballs are lightly browned.
meatballs in soup

The Soup

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 100 grams onion diced
  • 2 stalks diced celery 
  • 2 diced carrots
  • 2 can of 400 grams crush tomatoes
  • 1 can of 400 grams tomato sauce
  • 2 litres of beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 150 grams short pasta
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
  • parmesan cheese for serving

Method

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and the Italian seasoning, cook until the onions are light brown
  3. Add celery and carrots and cook for about 5 mins
  4. Add the cans of crushed tomatoes and tomato sauce, stir well
  5. Add beef broth, salt and pepper.
  6. Bring to a simmer.
  7. Add the pasta to the soup for 5 mins and then add the meatballs.
  8. Cook until pasta is tender.
  9. Top with parsley and parmesan cheese