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15 Best Ever Homemade Turkey Meatballs Soup Recipes

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15 Best Ever Homemade Turkey Meatballs Soup Recipes

1. Turkey Meatball Soup with Quinoa

Turkey Meatball Soup with Quinoa

Ingredients

Quinoa

  • 1/4 cup quinoa, (48g) rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup water, (120ml)

Meatballs

  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs, (50g)
  • 1/2 cup milk, (120ml)
  • 1 pound ground turkey, (454g)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic, (4g)
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion, (28g)
  • 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, (21g) grated
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, (10g)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, (1g)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, (6g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, (1g)

Soup

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, (30ml) extra-virgin
  • 1 cup yellow onions, (138g) 1/4 inch dice
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic, (12g, or about 3 cloves)
  • 3 cups unsalted chicken broth, (720ml) or stock, plus more as needed
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 15 ounces cannellini beans, (425g) canned and rinsed
  • 15 ounces dark red kidney beans, (425g) canned and rinsed
  • 3 cups spinach leaves, (168g, or 6 ounces)
  • kosher salt, to season soup
  • black pepper, to season soup

Instructions

Quinoa

  1. Add rinsed quinoa and water to a pot. Bring water to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes, until light and fluffy.

Turkey meatballs

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Line a large sheet pan with foil and lightly grease with oil or cooking spray. Lightly spray a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  3. To make a panade, in a small bowl combine panko bread crumbs and milk. Allow to sit for 10 minutes, then use a fork to mix together to create a paste.
  4. In a bowl, combine the ground turkey, panade, garlic, onion, cheese, egg, parsley, lemon zest, salt, and pepper.
  5. Form turkey mixture into 1 tablespoon-sized small meatballs (about 30) and transfer to the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake until cooked through, about 12 to 14 minutes.

Soup

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, warm the olive oil.
  2. Add the onion and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and saute 1 minute.
  4. Add cooked meatballs, chicken broth, thyme and rosemary. Bring broth to a boil and then reduce to a simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the cooked quinoa, cannelini beans, kidney beans, and spinach and cook just until the spinach wilts, about 3 minutes.
  6. Add more chicken broth if desired. Season the soup salt and pepper to taste.

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