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Italian Wedding Soup Recipe Low Carb

 

Ingredients

Servings: 13, Serving Size: 1 cup  |  Prep Time: 20 minutes

 

Meatballs

1 lb lean ground turkey

1 small onion, grated

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 egg

cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 tbsp flat leaf parsley, chopped

tsp ground black pepper

 

Soup

12 cups reduced-sodium, fat-free chicken broth

4 cups curly endive, stemmed, chopped

1 egg

1 egg white

tsp salt (optional)

 

Nutrition Facts

 

Exchanges/Choices:

2 Lean Meat

 

Calories 95

Carbohydrate 3g

    Dietary Fiber 1g

    Sugar 1g

Fat 4.5g

Sodium 535mg

Methods

  1. In a medium bowl, combine meatball ingredients and mix well. Using a tablespoon, form meat into small meatballs.
  2. In a large soup pot over high heat, bring chicken broth to boil, reduce heat to a simmer. Drop meatballs and endive into simmering broth, cook until meatballs are done, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk egg and egg white. Drizzle egg into hot broth, stirring constantly. Season with salt until taste.

Fun Facts / Cooking Tips

Cooking Tips, Kitchen Tips and Fun Facts

Ever wonder where does the name of this low calorie and low carb soup originate from? The name of wedding soup is a misinterpretation from the Italian language, where it means that the combination of meats and vegetables is a good "match". But no worry, you can still enjoy this healthy Italian soup during special occasions.

More cooking tips: For heartier and fresh soups, you can try adding some barley or whole-wheat elbow macaroni noodles.

 

 

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