Tre Stelle® Italian Wedding Soup
Wedding Soup is a mistranslation of the Italian ‘married soup’ which is a reference of green vegetables and meats that go well together.Prep Time:
20 minutes Ready In:
1 hour or less Serves:
Makes 6 servings
4 oz each 1 lb total ground pork, veal and beef 1 egg, beaten 1 cup | 250 mL Tre Stelle® Grana Padano Cheese, grated 1/2 cup | 125 mL Italian seasoned bread crumbs 1/4 cup | 50 mL Italian parsley, finely chopped 2 pkgs chicken broth or 8 cups homemade chicken broth 1 small escarole, washed and chopped 1/2 cup | 125 g Tre Stelle® Grana Padano Cheese, grated 1 cup | 250 mL cooked ‘Anchellini’-style pasta or any small pasta
Pour chicken broth into a large saucepan and bring to a gentle boil. In a second bowl, combine ground meats with egg, Grana Padano, breadcrumbs and parsley. Form into small balls (1” in diameter) and drop into simmering broth. Cook for approximately 5 - 8 minutes. Skim off any foam that rises to the top of the broth. Add escarole and cook for approximately 10 minutes or until meatballs begin to float to the top of the pot and the escarole is wilted. Add cooked pasta. Serve with additional Grana Padano.