Italian Wedding Soup with Garlic & Basil

15 m
Prep Time
30 m
Cook Time

Ingredients 4 Servings

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • ¼ cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Gourmet Garden™ Garlic Stir-In Paste, Stir-In Paste
  • 2 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Gourmet Garden™ Lightly Dried Basil, Lightly Dried
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • ½ lb ground turkey
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 slice white bread, crust trimmed, torn into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoon Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 4 ounces acini di pepe, or other small pasta
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves


(per Serving)

This recipe has no significant nutritional value.


  • 1 Heat up oil over medium heat in a medium stockpot. Add onions, celery, Gourmet Garden Garlic Stir-In Paste and 1 tbsp. GOurmet Garden Lightly Dried Basil. Cook until tender, about 2 to 3 minutes. Reserve 1/4 cup mixture, set aside. Add chicken stock to stockpot, cover, bring to a boil.
  • 2 Mix ground turkey, reserved 1/4 cup onion mixture, salt, bread pieces and cheese in a large bowl. Roll into 1 inch balls.
  • 3 Stir meatballs and pasta into boiling stock, cover, simmer 10 minutes. Stir in spinach and remaining 1 tbsp. basil.


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