• Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large carrots, diced
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 3 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 teaspoons Alessi Garlic PureeAdd
  • 2 tablespoons Alessi Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pound frozen meatballs, thawed
  • 1 cup Vigo Orzo
  • 1 1/2 cups baby spinach
  • Alessi Sea Salt and Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • Alessi Breadsticks (optional)Add

Directions

In a large stockpot, sauté carrots, onion, celery and garlic in heated olive oil until soft and slightly brown.

Add chicken stock and reduce to medium heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add orzo and meatballs and let cook for 5 minutes; then stir in spinach. Cook an additional 5 minutes and season with salt and pepper. Serve with Alessi Breadsticks.