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Chicken meatball and vegie soup

10
10
10
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
45 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Just like Mamma used to make – only healthier and quicker! Discover our clever short-cut for making meatballs.

Ingredients

Sausage, chicken, raw

300 g, (4 thin)

Brown onion

1 small, finely chopped

Celery

2 individual, (sticks) trimmed, thinly sliced

Carrot(s)

2 medium, peeled, cut into small batons

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Chicken stock

4 cup(s), (1L)

Pasta

110 g, risoni

Zucchini

2 medium, quartered lengthways, thinly sliced

Green beans

250 g, trimmed, cut into 4cm lengths

Grated parmesan cheese

¼ cup(s), (20g)

Fresh basil

¼ cup(s), leaves

Instructions

  1. Squeeze sausage meat from casings and roll into 16 small meatballs. Lightly spray a large saucepan with oil and heat over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery, carrot and garlic and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened.
  2. Add stock, 2 cups (500ml) cold water and meatballs and bring to the boil. Add risoni. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Add zucchini and beans and simmer for 5 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through and risoni is tender.
  3. Serve soup sprinkled with parmesan and basil.