• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    I'm big on soups with tiny meatballs and pasta. I double the meatballs, poach them in the broth, remove half and freeze them for another time. —Christina Hitchcock, Madison Township, Pennsylvania

    Ingredients

    • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
    • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
    • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
    • 4 garlic cloves, minced
    • 4 teaspoons grated onion
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
    • 1-1/2 pounds ground chicken
    • SOUP:
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 4 medium carrots, chopped
    • 4 celery ribs, chopped
    • 2 small onions, chopped
    • 6 garlic cloves, minced
    • 3 cartons (32 ounces each ) chicken stock
    • 1 cup water
    • 1-1/2 cups acini di pepe pasta
    • 2 packages (10 ounces each) fresh spinach
    • Additional minced fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 127 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 11.73%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.93%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 40 mg 13.22%
    • Sodium: 331 mg 13.78%
    • Calcium: 41 mg 4.12%
    • Potassium: 76 mg 2.18%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 5 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.34%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 17.23%
    • Vitamin C 6.92%
    • Vitamin D 0.44%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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