Satisfy the entire family with this delightful soup perfect for winter.
1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
- 2 cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
- 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley
- 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper
- 2 1/2 quarts water
- 1 cup chopped onions
- 1 cup thinly sliced carrots
- 1 cup sliced celery
- 1-2 cups mustard greens or spinach (chopped)
Meatballs:Combine ground beef, 1 cup Parmesan cheese, eggs, bread crumbs, parsley, mustard, salt and pepper. Blend well, form into very small meatballs, and refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors.
Bring water to boil. Add onions, carrots, celery, mustard greens, meatballs, salt and pepper to taste. Simmer 1 hour, or until meatballs are done. Serve in casserole dish; sprinkle with remaining 1 cup Parmesan cheese.
Serve very hot so the cheese will melt on top. Serves 5-10.