Italian Wedding Soup

Servings 8 servings


  • 1/2 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 large egg white lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups escarole thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1/3 cup shredded carrot


  • In a medium bowl, combine first 6 ingredients (turkey through garlic powder); shape into 3/4-inch balls.
  • In a large saucepan, bring the broth to a boil; stir in escarole, onion, carrot and meatballs.
  • Return to a boil then reduce heat to medium and cook at a slow boil for 15 minutes. Soup is done when meatballs float to the top and escarole has wilted.


GLUTEN FREE: Use gluten free bread crumbs (or make your own using gluten free bread) and make sure chicken broth is gluten free.
NUTRITION: 136 Calories; 1g Fat; 25g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 20mg Cholesterol; 773mg Sodium. EX1changes: 0 Grain(Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fat. Points: 3
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