Italian Wedding Soup

Campbell's Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

Homemade mini meatballs, orzo pasta and escarole simmer in a deliciously seasoned broth to make this quick cooking Italian wedding soup that's ready in 35 minutes.

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15 min.


35 min.



Servings: about 1 1/2 cups each

Cook: 20 min.

Cost per recipe: $12.08 Recipe cost is based on the national average cost of the ingredients. Your cost to make this recipe may vary.

Made With

  • Swanson® Chicken Broth

    Swanson® Chicken Broth

  • Swanson® Certified Organic Chicken Broth

    Swanson® Certified Organic Chicken Broth

  • Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth

    Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth

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What You'll Need

1 pound lean ground beef
1 egg   or 2 egg whites
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons grated onions
12 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Certified Organic Chicken Broth or Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon celery salt
4 ounces (about 1/2 cup) orzo pasta, cooked and drained
2 cups thinly sliced escarole

How to Make It

  • 1

    Thoroughly mix the beef, egg, bread crumbs, cheese and onion in a large bowl. Season the beef mixture as desired.  Shape firmly into 1/2-inch meatballs.

  • 2

    Heat the broth, onion powder, garlic powder and celery salt in a 6-quart saucepot over medium-high heat to a boil. Add the meatballs. Reduce the heat to low.  Cook for 10 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked through.

  • 3

    Stir in the orzo and escarole and cook until the mixture is hot and bubbling.   Season to taste.  Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese.

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Recipe Nutritional Information

Made With

Swanson® Certified Organic Chicken Broth Swanson® Chicken Broth Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth


208 201 208


9.7g 9.6g 9.1g


3.5g 3.4g 3.5g


60mg 60mg 60mg


880mg 1252mg 904mg


11.7g 11.7g 11.7g


0.6g 0.6g 0.6g


16.5g 16.5g 16.5g


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This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.

  • Recipe Twist: Grating the Parmesan cheese fresh just before use will maximize the flavor in this recipe.  Leave the cheese and grater on the table so your guests can add more if they wish.
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