Turkey Meatball Soup with Spinach and Orzo Recipe


Turkey meatballs in an easy soup with spinach and orzo! Make the meatballs ahead and freeze for a quick weeknight meal whenever you need one.

What you will need

2 slices white bread or 1 soft dinner roll (about 3-inches across), left out overnight

1/4 cup whole or reduced-fat milk (60 ml)

1 large egg

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (32 g)

1 pound ground turkey, preferably dark meat or at least 85% lean

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 stalks celery, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced

3 medium carrots, thinly sliced

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

8 cups chicken stock (2000 ml)

1/2 cup orzo pasta (70 g)

5 ounces baby spinach, with any long stems removed (165 g, or 8 loosely packed cups)

1 cup grated Parmesan (128 g), for serving


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