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Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 5-10
  • 1 recipe Italian Meatballs
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 32-ounce container chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1½ cups small pasta noodles, uncooked
  • 2 cups spinach, thinly sliced
  • Fresh basil and oregano, chopped, to taste
  1. Heat 1-2 tablespoons olive oil in a large stockpot. Saute the onions and garlic until translucent. Add broth, water, tomatoes and seasoning, and heat until boiling.
  2. Gently add your meatballs, carrots, pasta and spinach. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook approximately 10 minutes, or until the meatballs are cooked through and the vegetables tender. Top with fresh basil and oregano, if desired.
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