Italian Meatball Soup

Soup Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. basil
  • 1/4 cup Romano cheese
  • 1 cup Orzo or Pastina

Meatball Ingredients

  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp. Romano cheese
  • 2 tsp. basil
  • 1 egg

Directions

  • Cook onions and garlic in oil
  • Cook Orzo / Pastina separately ‘Al Dente’
  • Add all except cheese to chicken broth
  • Roll ground beef mixture into bite sized meatballs and drop in soup.
  • Let soup simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top of soup

Deb

Mom’s Italian Meatballs Recipe

Ingredients

Italian Meatballs, Italian Recipes

  • 1 lb. ground beef (at least 90% lean)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh onion
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • 1 tbs. of grated Romano cheese (or Parmesan)
  • 2 slices of Italian Bread

Directions

  • Blend all ingredients (except meat) in blender.
  • Mix liquid with ground beef in large mixing bowl.
  • Wet your hands when forming the meatballs.
  • Add meatballs to sauce as you make them.
  • Cook in sauce for at least an hour.
  • Makes 12 of the best meatballs you have ever tasted.

Rita

Veal and Peppers Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. veal cutlets cut into 2 in. pieces
  • 6 green peppers cut into 2 in. pieces
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cooking wine
  • 1/4-cup olive oil
  • 1 can of plum tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. red or black pepper

Directions

  • Brown onions in olive oil, then take out of pan.
  • Sauté cut veal in oil and add onion and peppers.
  • Add wine and let cook for 10 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add tomatoes and cover pan.
  • Cook slowly for 45 minutes.

Theresa