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Italian wedding soup

There is a traditional Italian wedding soup that uses some of the same ingredients as the minestrone. But it is much more focused on the meat than the vegetables.


1⁄2 lb meat (loaf mix - half ground beef and half ground pork )
1⁄4 c milk
1⁄4 c cheese (grated Parmesan cheese)
1 clv garlic
1⁄4 t oregano
1⁄4 t basil
2 t parsley (dried)


  1. Combine the ingredients listed (except the meat) and add a dash of salt and of freshly ground pepper.
  2. Shape the meat loaf mix into 1/2 inch balls and sprinkle on a little oregano.
  3. Simmer everything in a large pot for about 20 minutes.
Total time
35 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
2 servings

It doesn't get any easier than this!

light meal, main meal
appetizers, soups
Italian food recipes
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