Meatball Soup Recipe


Preparation Time1 Hr 0 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings8
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


For meatballs
 Onions2 , chopped
 Oil1 Teaspoon (For Sautéing)
 Ground veal/Ground pork / chicken / turkey / beef / a mixture of these2 Pound
 Tomatoes2 , chopped
 Bread crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chicken base1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Chopped fresh dill To Taste
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
For soup
 Veal bone/Beef bones1 Pound
 Celery1 Bunch (100 gm), chopped
 Carrots5 , chopped
 Boiling water16 Cup (256 tbs)
 Green bell peppers2 , chopped
 Uncooked rice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Lemon juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Or Less)
 Onion1 , chopped
 Tomatoes4 , chopped
 Sour cream/Yogurt / milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg yolk1
 Cold water3 Tablespoon
 Chopped parsley1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
 Chopped dill1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 617 Calories from Fat 208

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.9%

Saturated Fat 9.5 g47.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 245.7 mg

Sodium 793.2 mg33.1%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g21%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 45 g89.7%

Vitamin A 159% Vitamin C 99.6%

Calcium 15.9% Iron 22.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


To make the meatballs: Saute onions in oil in skillet.
Combine with ground meats and tomatoes; mix for 5 minutes.
Add eggs, bread crumbs, chicken base, dill, salt and pepper; mix well.
Shape into small balls.
To make the soup: Add veal or beef bones, celery, carrots and salt to 16 cups boiling water in large saucepan.
Cook for 30 minutes; remove bones.
Add 2 onions, green peppers, rice and lemon juice.
Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes.
Add meatballs.
Cook for 20 minutes.
Saute 1 onion with tomatoes in nonstick skillet for 5 minutes.
Add to soup.
Cook until meatballs rise to top of soup; remove from heat.
Mix sour cream, egg yolk and 3 tablespoons water in small bowl.
Stir into soup.
Ladle into soup bowls.
Garnish with chopped parsley and dill.