Italian Wedding Soup
By Ro Morse
PADUCAH - Banks Market Recipe of the Week - Serves 4

1⁄4 pound lean ground beef
1/4 pound lean ground pork
2 tablespoons Italian breadcrumbs
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese
1⁄2 teaspoon onion powder
1⁄2 teaspoon dried basil
5-6 cups chicken broth
2 cups chopped fresh spinach
1⁄2 cup orzo pasta, uncooked
1⁄3 cup finely chopped carrots
Grated Parmesan cheese

In medium bowl combine, beef and pork, bread crumbs, egg, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, onion powder and basil. Shape into 3/4" balls or use a small scooper. or melon baller. In large sauce pan, heat broth to boiling. Stir in spinach, orzo, carrots and meatballs. Return to boil. Reduce heat to simmering, barely boiling. Simmer for another 10-15 minutes or until orzo is tender. Stir often to avoid sticking. Serve with additional Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top.

This recipe is shared the week of December 10-14, 2018 on radio stations 
NewsTALK 94.3 FM, AM 570 WKYX, AM 1320 and 99.5 FM WNGO.
Ro's recipes are sponsored by Banks Market
on Lone Oak Road in Paducah, KY.
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Published 08:45 PM, Sunday Dec. 09, 2018
Updated 09:04 PM, Sunday Dec. 09, 2018