Meatball Soup Recipe

This meatball soup recipe makes for a hearty paleo family supper dish. Roast vegetables give the broth a delicious depth of flavour with the balls of ground mince and vegetable boodles adding textural interest. 

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Meatball Soup Recipe - Nutritional Data

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According to our nutritional calculator, each 500g serving(when using white potato noodles) will provide

 more than the RDA of

  • vitamin C

almost all of your RDA of:

  • B6 and potassium

 more than half of your RDA of:

  • Vitamin A and folate 

and almost half of your RDA of:

  • B1 (thiamin),B3 (niacin) and B12

As well as good amounts of many other trace elements.

Ingredients - serves 6 - 8

For the Roast Vegetable Soup Base

  • 500g cauliflower florets
  • 125g celery (2 sticks)
  • 200g red pepper (2 peppers)
  • 220g tomatoes (4 small or 2 large tomatoes)
  • 140g carrots
  • 100g onions 
  • 1 garlic bulb
  • 1.5l beef stock
  • 500ml pasatta
  • 1 red chilli
  • pinch of oregano
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil - chopped 
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • pink salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red chilli - deseeded
  • 500g minced beef

For the Vegetable Noodles

  • 5 large white potatoes - you could use sweet potatoes, beetroot, carrots or courgettes if you don't eat white potatoes

Roast Vegetable Soup - Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220oC
  2. Wash and half the vegetables (Break the cauliflower into florets)
  3. Place in a large roasting dish and liberally sprinkle with pink salt.
  4. Drizzle over the olive oil and place in the oven for 45mins - 1 hour, or until slightly charred.
  5. Put the roast vegetables into a large pan.
  6. Stir through the paprika and oregano.
  7. Add the beef stock, pasatta and lemon juice to the pan and bring up to a steady simmer.
  8. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  9. Remove the pan from the heat  and VERY CAREFULLY use an immersion blender to liquidise the soup.
  10. Return the soup to the heat and bring back up to a simmer.

Meatballs - Instructions

  1. Take small chunks of the minced beef and shape them into balls.
  2. Drop into the soup

Vegetable Noodles - Instructions

  1. Peel and wash your vegetable of choice.
  2. Following the manufacturer's instructions, use a spiralizer to create your vegetable noodles.
  3. Drop the noodles into the pan.
  4. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until the meatballs and the noodles are properly cooked.
  5. Stir through the fresh chopped basil and serve.

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