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 )
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 .