Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup
italian wedding soup

Gerardo Luna

Warm up with National Pasta Association’s healthy Italian Wedding Soup. With just a few simple ingredients, you’ll have a fresh, delicious homemade soup in just 30 minutes.

This recipe is provided by the National Pasta Association.

4
Servings
524
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Tablespoon  extra virgin olive oil
  • 1  Cup  finely chopped onion
  • 1/2  Cup  finely chopped carrot
  • 1  Teaspoon  thyme leaves
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  finely chopped rosemary
  • 1  Tablespoon  finely chopped garlic
  • 2  Cups  Swiss chard sliced into ¼” ribbons
  • 4  Cups  no-sodium-added chicken broth*
  • 14  Ounces  can plum tomatoes
  • 1/4  Cup  ancini de pepe
  • 1/4  Cup  sliced basil

Directions

Heat a large soup pot over medium heat. Add the oil, onion, carrot, thyme, and rosemary. Cook until the onions are softened and starting to brown (about 5 minutes).

Stir in the garlic and Swiss chard and continue to cook until aromatic (about 30 seconds). Add the stock, tomatoes, and acini de pepe. Bring to a simmer.

Season with salt and pepper and cook until the ancini de pepe is al dente (about 10 minutes). Taste and adjust seasoning.

Divide between 4 bowls and sprinkle with basil.

*For a vegetarian or vegan option, simply substitute vegetable broth.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
23g
33%
Sugar
30g
33%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
44mg
15%
Carbohydrate, by difference
64g
49%
Protein
16g
35%
Vitamin A, RAE
31µg
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
18mg
24%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
15µg
17%
Calcium, Ca
175mg
18%
Choline, total
23mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Fluoride, F
5µg
0%
Folate, total
41µg
10%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
23mg
7%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
99mg
14%
Selenium, Se
9µg
16%
Sodium, Na
1361mg
91%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
318g
12%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Italian Wedding Soup Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Italian Wedding Soup Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.