Easy Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

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Here is a great easy slow cooker Italian wedding soup recipe that you can make on days when the weather is wet and chilly and you want to serve your kids (and you!) some dish that will fill their tummies and yours. So try this easy slow cooker Italian wedding soup recipe, which, by the way, does not need a wedding in order for you to make it for your family! And if you are wondering what a wedding soup recipe is, in any case, just check out the site, Cozy Country Living, to get a look at some really fabulous photos of how this wedding soup recipe looks when it is finished. You can also check out the various stages of making this slow cooker soup recipe and get a sense of just how easy it is.

If making this wedding soup recipe in a slow cooker does not make the task easy enough for you, this soup gets simpler by virtue of buying and using commercial meatballs instead of making your own. Sometimes this can be okay. Because this wedding soup recipe simmers for many hours (and can simmer as long as you like, really) the meatballs will take on the lovely flavorings that you add in to the slow cooker when you put the soup together. So, the meatballs will taste about as made from scratch as they can. Of course, you could always still make up your own favorite recipe for meatballs and use those in the soup recipe instead. You decide what your energy level is today, and make the meatballs or buy them instead!

The Parmesan rind is a great way to use up the left over portion of that cheese, which is often too hard even to grate. So save your Parmesan rinds in the freezer, wrapped really well, and pull them out when you want to add a bit of extra flavor in to some dish that you are making for dinner. Because this cheese is well aged and often full of salt, it can bring lots of depth to any dish that you are preparing, as it does to this particular wedding soup recipe. This blend of ingredients is a really great one, combining all the elements that contribute to a delicious and well balanced lunch or dinner (depending on when you plan to serve it; of course, you may find it so delicious that you eat it for both lunch and supper!). There are lots of carbohydrates, protein and fats that make this simple soup a terrific one to make in a slow cooker, and leave out for your kids to dig in when they can find a moment to eat!

Nutrition Facts for:Easy Slow Cooker Italian Wedding Soup From Cozy Country Living
Ingredients: Carrots, onion, garlic cloves, extra virgin olive oil, frozen Italian style meatballs, baby spinach, chicken stock, water, parmesan cheese, orzo pasta.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.* Per serving: Calories 452, Calories from Fat 224, Total Fat 24.9g 38%, Saturated Fat 8.0g 40%, Cholesterol 83mg 28%, Sodium 1159mg 48%, Potassium 348mg 10%, Carbohydrates 37.1g 12%, Dietary Fiber 3.4g 14%, Sugars 4.7g, Protein 29.6g, Vitamin A 147%, Vitamin C 17%, Calcium 6%, Iron 12%

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