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Italian Wedding Soup Recipe
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Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

Italian Wedding Soup Recipe with Kale Couscous made in one pot with fresh kale, carrots, couscous, ground chicken meatballs, and ricotta cheese,
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Couscous, Italian, Italian soup, Soup
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 358kcal
Author: Aprilgolightly


  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 1 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 3 Carrots
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Pound Ground Chicken
  • 1/2 Cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 4 Tbsp Panko Breadcrumb
  • 4 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 Cup Couscous
  • 8 oz  Kale
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil


  • Start by washing and drying all produce.
  • Dice up one yellow onion.
  • Peel the carrot then cut in half lengthwise and slice the carrots into small half moons after that.
  • Mince, grate or food process the garlic into tiny bits.
  • To make the meatballs, combine the chicken, 1/4 cup ricotta cheese, 2 tbsp of panko breadcrumb, and the Italian seasoning mix.
  • Heat a large dollop of Light Olive Oil in the American Kitchen 10-inch Premium Stainless Steel Casserole Pan.
  • Add onion, carrot, remaining Italian seasoning and a dash of salt and pepper. Cook for about 3 to 5 minutes or until soft stirring occasionally.
  • Add 4 cups of chicken broth. Bring to a boil and let simmer uncovered.
  • While the soup is simmering, form the meatballs into tiny round balls at about 1 tbsp each.
  • Take the soup off the heat for a moment to stir in the couscous into the simmering soup and drop in the meatball carefully.
  • Return the soup to a simmer and cook until meatballs are no longer pinkish.
  • Add half the kale and cook until leaves are al dente.
  • Season with salt and pepper and garnish with the remainder of the kale and parmesan.
  • Serve hot. 


Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 790mg | Potassium: 922mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 9010IU | Vitamin C: 59.8mg | Calcium: 211mg | Iron: 2.7mg