Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Super Sunday Supper - Meatball, Veggie and Herb Soup

This is a great soup for when you have a cold and you are craving a bowl of steaming broth and fresh herbs. If you can, buy fresh herbs. They add so much flavor and brightness to the soup as compared to using dried.

Super Sunday Supper - Meatball, Veggie and Herb Soup
2 qts, 6-8 servings

24 Italian meatballs, premade (I buy the frozen bag of meatballs at Costco or Sam's Club)
2 Tbsp. butter
2 cups water
1 can 10 1/2 oz condensed beef broth
1 28oz can tomatoes, undrained , chopped
1 envelope knorr spring vegetable soup mix
1 can julienned carrots, drained
1/4 cup chopped celery tops
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp dried oregano leaves
1/4 tsp dried basil leaves
1 bay leaf

1. Combine all ingredients except meatballs in 5 qt. dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add meatballs. Simmer for 20 minutes longer.

Recipe from a family member

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