Healthy Italian Wedding Soup

Thank you to Viva Italia Days at Publix for sponsoring this post. 
Italian Wedding Soup Recipe
I have been craving Italian Wedding Soup ever since the temperature dropped, but a healthier and, of course, veggie packed version.  Well, here it is my friends.  The hubbs had 3 helpings so it’s safe to say it’s delish! 
Italian Wedding Soup Ingredients
Italian Soup Ingredients
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Meatball Ingredients 
  • 1 package ground chicken 
  • 1 package mild chicken sausage 
  • 1/4 cup Kraft Parmesan Cheese
  • 3 tbsp Progresso Bread Crumbs
  • 2 eggs

Soup Ingredients

  • 3 boxes Progresso Tuscan Chicken Broth
  • 6 baby carrots finely chopped 
  • 6 celery sticks finely chopped 
  • 1/4 onion finely chopped 
  • 1 clove of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen spinach 
  • 1 tbsp italian seasoning 
  • 1 box Quinoa noodles

Progresso Bread Crumbs
Mild Chicken Sausage

  1. Pour chicken broth, carrots, celery, onions, garlic, spinach and seasoning into a crockpot and let simmer on low for 3 hours. 
  2. In a mixer pour eggs, parmesan cheese and bread crumbs and mix on low.  Add ground chicken and sausage and mash well, until evenly mixed.   
  3. Place skillet on medium heat.
  4. Use a tbsp to scoop out meatballs and place on skillet.  Brown on each side for 20 seconds. 
  5. Refrigerate meatballs while soup is simmering.
  6. 20 minutes before meal, boil pasta until al dente.  Drain in colander and set aside. 
  7. Next, place soup in a pot and set to boil.  Once boiling, add in meatballs. 
  8. Cook meatballs for 6-8 minutes until fully cooked. 
  9. Set soup to low and add quinoa pasta. 
  10. Serve up, garnish with parmesan cheese, and enjoy!
Italian Wedding Soup

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  1. This looks yummy!! 🙂 Stopping by from the Peony Project!! 🙂
    🙂 Rebecca

  2. That looks good! I don't think I've ever actually had Italian Wedding Soup before!

    1. Angela you must try! It's like spaghetti chicken noodle soup 🙂

  3. mmmmmmm looks yummy :)I love soup on cold days it's just so comforting x

  4. This looks fantastic! Just what I need on these cold winter days. If you're looking for a new link party, my co-hosts and I would love to see you over at Show Me Saturday this weekend.

  5. I would love to try making a vegetarian version of this with vegan "sausage" and chickpeas in place of the chicken. I bet it'd be great!

    1. Hannah, if you do please let me know! I'd love to see the results!

  6. I love this – this looks like something I COULD even make!!!!! (I hardly cook) and I love your pics!

    1. You sound like me!! Most of my recipes are super simple because I am a kitchen dunce 😉

  7. this looks amazing! and healthy thanks for sharing !! i cant wait to try :))

  8. Looks good. I didn't know they made quinoa noodles. I'll have to see if they carry them in Michigan.

    1. Oh I bet they do! They'll be in the pasta aisle in the gluten free section. The multi-colored Ancient Harvest tastes the best!

  9. I've never tried quinoa noodles, but that sounds awesome! Italian Wedding Soup is my second favorite soup in the world! <3

    1. Farrah you must try! My mother is not a big quinoa fan and she couldn't even tell they were quinoa noodles.

  10. This looks so yummy! will have to try this one tonight.


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