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What is a recipe for Italian wedding soup with escarole?

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A recipe for Italian wedding soup with escarole requires chicken broth, escarole, eggs, Parmesan cheese and seasonings. To make the meatballs, use meat, onion, Parmesan cheese, white bread and seasonings.

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What is a recipe for Italian wedding soup with escarole?
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For the meatballs, combine 1 small grated onion, 1/3 cup fresh Italian parsley, 1 large egg, 1 teaspoon minced garlic and 1 teaspoon salt in a bowl. Add 1 slice of white bread, torn into small pieces with the crust trimmed. Mix thoroughly, and add 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 8 ounces ground beef and 8 ounces ground pork. Season with freshly ground black pepper. Scoop out the mixture with 1 1/2 teaspoons, and form into 1-inch diameter meatballs. Set the meatballs on a baking sheet.

For the soup, simmer 12 cups low-sodium chicken broth in a large pot at medium-high heat. Place the meatballs and 1 pound escarole into the broth, and cook for approximately eight minutes. Mix 2 large eggs and 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese in a medium-sized bowl. Slowly pour the egg and cheese mixture into the broth, and mix for approximately 1 minute. Add salt and freshly ground pepper to the soup.

Using a ladle, dish the soup into serving bowls, and garnish with Parmesan cheese.

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