Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Meatball, White Bean and Chard Soup

meatball, white bean and chard soup

I adapted this recipe from one of my favorite food blogs, Dinner: A Love Story. Thankfully, Jenny also wrote a cookbook, Dinner: A Love Story: It all begins at the family table which I bought immediately as a gift for myself. I'm always looking for more easy, family-friendly recipes, and her message about having dinner together as a family really resonates with me.

I've since made this soup quite a few times, pretty much you saute chard (or any other green), make meatballs, pop the meatballs into a boiling stock (I make my own homemade stock), add the greens, some white beans, and I like a little lemon zest, and bam, a hearty dinner in less than 30 minutes.

Plus it's perfect for those picky eaters, I can custom make bowls, so "no green things" in one, "no broth" in another, you get the idea.

meatball, white bean and chard soup

What's your favorite winter go-to?


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Karah @ thespacebetweenblog said...

This looks delish!!! And, what is this winter thing of which you speak? ;)

Kelly said...

Looks so good! My favorite go-to is "scrounging around for leftovers," which doesn't work very well around here.

Unknown said...

Yummy! I would love for you to share this at the Pretty Things party. Now I am hungry :)

xoxo, Tanya

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