Polpettine in Brodo - Tiny Meatballs in Soup
Polpettine (Meatballs) soup with spinach... a very refreshing and light meal!
For 4 Person(s)
For the Polpettine:
- 1/2 pound ground beef
- 1/2 pound grated Pecorino cheese
- 1/4 pound bread crumbs
- 4 large eggs
- 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
- 1 tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped
- 2 large onions finely chopped
- 4 large carrots
- 1 pound spinach
- grated Parmigiano cheese
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- Add 6 quarts of water and the two chopped onions to a pot. Salt the water as desired.
- Bring the water to a boil and let it simmer for 1 hour.
- Meantime, prepare the polpettine (meatballs).
- In a bowl, add the ground beef, the cheese, bread crumbs, eggs and the parsley and garlic both very finely chopped.
- Mix all the ingredients very well and roll the polpettine about 1/2" in diameter.
- Once the water has simmered for 1 hour, add the carrots and celery cut in large pieces and cook for 15 minutes.
- Add the polpettine and cook for an additional 15 minutes.
- Add the spinach and cook for and additional 5 minutes.
- Serve in a bowl and garnish with grated Parmigiano cheese.
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i have a couple questions about the soup..looks good but 1/2 gr beef to 1/2 lb grated romano ?? is t...
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I am going to make this one for my soup club at work! - lkkalj
Thnx for recipe - Saint of circumstance