Italian Wedding Soup
In this recipe for Italian wedding soup you’ll find the elements people know and love about this popular dish: meatballs, pasta, fresh or frozen spinach and, of course, Parmigiano Reggiano® cheese. An unconventional but delightful touch is the lemon zest in the meatballs which keeps the flavor of Italian wedding soup light and refreshing! Italian wedding soup is very versatile; it can be served as a first course for elegant events or as a weekend lunch with crusty bread or Parmesan Breadsticks.
You can make this Italian wedding soup recipe in very little time if you have cans of chicken broth in your pantry and frozen meatballs and frozen spinach in your freezer. And for an Italian wedding soup your children will love, use alphabet pasta. Use homemade Parmesan Broth or vegetable broth instead of chicken broth. Other variations: Instead of fresh spinach, try chopped escarole or Swiss chard (leaves only). Just cook the greens a little longer for a heartier version of this Italian wedding soup recipe.