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.

1 onion
1 garlic
1 small can stewed tomatoes
1 qt water
salt, pepper
8 oz pkg lentils, washed
3 large chopped carrots
2 inches celery leaves or 3 ribs celery
1/2 c brown rice, cooked ahead of time

Brown the onion and garlic in butter. Add the tomatoes and cook down. Add the water and the rest of the ingredients. Cover, cook simmer, 45 minutes.  Add the rice to the soup, stir in.