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Meatball Soup


Rate this recipe 4.2/5 (14 Votes)


  • Soup Stock:
  • 2 T Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Onion
  • 1 Clove Garlic (minced)
  • 2 10 3/4 oz cans condensed beef broth
  • 2 soup cans Water
  • 1/2 cup Red Wine
  • 3 T Tomato Paste
  • Meatballs:
  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1/4 cup Raw Rice
  • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • 3/4 t crushed Dried Mint
  • 1/2 t Salt
  • 1/4 t Pepper
  • 2 T Fresh Parsley for Garnish


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Heat oil in 3 qt saucepan. Add onion and garlic and cook until limp. Add beef broth, water, wine and tomato paste. Bring mixture to boil while making meatballs.

Step 2

Combine all meatball ingredients, mixing well with hands. Roll into small meatballs, using rounded teaspoon of meat mixture for each one.

Step 3

Drop meatballs a few at a time into boiling stock. Cover saucepan and reduce heat to low. Cook for 20-25 min. or until rice in the meatballs is completely cooked. Garnish with parsley.


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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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