Nana’s Meatball and Escarole Soup

Meatball recipe:

2 lbs lean hamburger
2 tsp salt and pepper
4 eggs
1/2 c chopped fresh parsley
1/4 c chopped fresh basil
1/4 grated Parmesean cheese
2 slices soaked bread, water squeezed out, crumbled
1/2 tsp garlic powder
2 onions chopped
4 cloves garlic chopped

Hand mix all ingredients except the onions and garlic only until all ingredients are combined. Form into small balls, about the size of a marble. Brown the onions and garlic in olive oil til brown, the brown the little meatballs.

Soup recipe:

2 Tbsp of any spaghetti sauce
3 c water
1 head escarole, cleaned and chopped into pieces

Cook 10 minutes, drop the meatballs in and cook another 10 minutes.

This is a thin soup and should be served with garlic bread or fresh bread to sop up the broth.

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