Daily Archives: September 16, 2010

Turkey Meatball w/ Tortellini Soup

Ingredients :

For Meatballs :

1 package of ground turkey or sausage turkey ( i used sausage turkey ) , remove the casing

1 granny smith apples

1/4 cup of grated fresh parmesan cheese

1/2 cup of milk

2 slices of white bread ( make into bread crumbs by putting them in the food processor until becomes crumbs )

2 tbsp. chopped fresh italian parsley ( flat leaves )

1 egg

salt and pepper

In a medium bowl , crumble the sausage after removing the casing , add all of the ingredients , mix well . On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper , use a scooper to make the meatballs in the same size , bake at 375 F for 20 minutes or until it’s done .

For the soup base

4 quarts of chicken broth

2 large carrots , slice round

2 ribs of celery , diced

1 medium onion

1 bay leaves

2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

8 sprigs of fresh thyme

3 cloves of garlic

1 package of Chicken Prosciutto Tortellini

1. In a large pot , heat 3 tbsp . olive oil , add the garlic and thyme , about 2 minutes under medium heat .

2. Add the carrots , onion and celery , cook about 7 minutes . Add the chicken broth and bay leaves and parsley , boil and then simmer for 25 minutes . Add the meatballs after 20 minutes , let it cook in the soup too .

3. Finally add the tortellini and cook according to the package direction . Serve warm with slice of baquette .