Italian Wedding Soup

The whole family loves this hearty soup with tender meatballs, veggies and pasta in a rich, flavorful broth.

My kids love anything with meatballs in it, especially mini meatballs, so there’s always excitement at our house when Italian wedding soup is on the menu. The name “wedding soup” comes from the Italian language phrase minestra maritata—or married soup—which is a reference to the way the flavors combine, like a happy marriage. (No, it’s not served at Italian weddings.)

The challenge with making a delicious wedding soup is that the broth is traditionally made from a rich, long-cooked homemade chicken stock. In a perfect world, we’d all make our own stock but who has time? To mimic the same flavor, I use a combination of high-quality store bought chicken broth and beef broth fortified with wine and lots of veggies.


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Author: Julianne M. Carter

Cyclist, nature enthusiast, guitarist, vintage furniture lover and TDC honorary member. Operating at the intersection of design and sustainability to develop visual solutions that inform and persuade. Concept is the foundation of everything else.

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