Hearty Meatball Soup Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
SpecialityMain Ingredient


 Soft bread crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lean ground beef1 Pound
 Ground pork1 Pound
 Ground turkey1⁄2 Pound
 Beef broth4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Canned tomato juice46 Ounce (1 Can)
 Canned stewed tomatoes29 Ounce (2 Cans, 14 1/2 Ounces Each)
 Shredded cabbage8 Cup (128 tbs)
 Thinly sliced celery1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Thinly sliced carrots1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Green onions8 , sliced
 Long grain rice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), uncooked
 Dried basil2 Teaspoon
 Minced fresh parsley3 Tablespoon
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 955 Calories from Fat 380

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g65.2%

Saturated Fat 15.1 g75.3%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 297.2 mg

Sodium 2564.8 mg106.9%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.7%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 27.1 g

Protein 69 g138.8%

Vitamin A 213.7% Vitamin C 264.3%

Calcium 33.9% Iron 70%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a bowl, combine the eggs, bread crumbs, salt and pepper.
Crumble meat over mixture and mix well.
Shape into 1-in balls.
In a soup kettle, bring broth to a boil.
Carefully add the meatballs.
Add the tomato juice, tomatoes, vegetables, rice and basil.
Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
Add the parsley and soy sauce.
Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink and vegetables are tender.