Recipe: Tasty Maggie's Magnificent Meatball Minestrone Soup

Maggie's Magnificent Meatball Minestrone Soup. Great recipe for Maggie's Magnificent Meatball Minestrone Soup. This makes a HUGE stockpot because the friends I cook this delicious, hearty soup for want it ALL the time. I use barley instead of the traditional pasta or rice because leftovers freeze & reheat very well.

Maggie's Magnificent Meatball Minestrone Soup I use barley instead of the traditional pasta or rice because leftovers freeze & reheat very well. I freeze individual portions in vacuum bags (FoodSaver); cook once, delicious soup. See great recipes for Maggie's Magnificent Meatball Minestrone Soup too! You can have Maggie's Magnificent Meatball Minestrone Soup using 26 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Maggie's Magnificent Meatball Minestrone Soup

  1. It’s of meatballs.
  2. It’s of ground beef.
  3. Prepare of eggs.
  4. Prepare of garlic powder.
  5. Prepare of envelopes Lipton onion soup mix.
  6. You need of breadcrumbs.
  7. It’s of soup base.
  8. Prepare of beef broth (32 oz. each).
  9. It’s of chicken broth (32 oz. each).
  10. You need of spicy vegetable juice (V8).
  11. It’s of red wine vinegar.
  12. You need of port wine.
  13. Prepare of other ingredients.
  14. You need of (11 oz.) barley (quick-cooking barley works).
  15. Prepare of (5 each) sweet Italian sausage links, cut into bite-size pieces.
  16. You need of sliced mushrooms.
  17. Prepare of onions, chopped.
  18. It’s of baby carrots, cut into thirds.
  19. It’s of red bell pepper, seeded and chopped.
  20. Prepare of yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped.
  21. Prepare of (16 oz.) green beans.
  22. You need of (16 oz.) kidney beans.
  23. It’s of fresh or frozen corn.
  24. Prepare of garnish.
  25. It’s of Crutons.
  26. You need of Fresh grated parmesan cheese.

I use barley instead of the traditional pasta or rice because leftovers freeze & reheat very well. I freeze individual portions in vacuum bags (FoodSaver); cook once, delicious soup. In large bowl, mix together the meatball ingredients. Shape into bite-sized meatballs (I use a small cookie dough scoop) and place in baking dish.

Maggie's Magnificent Meatball Minestrone Soup instructions

  1. In large bowl, mix together the meatball ingredients. Shape into bite-sized meatballs (I use a small cookie dough scoop) and place in baking dish. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes. Drain excess fat..
  2. Pour soup base ingredients into HUGE (7.5 quart) stockpot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Add the barley, carrots, bell peppers, beans, and corn. Stir then cover..
  3. In large electric skillet, heat 2 T. vegetable oil. Add onions and fry for about 15 minutes, then add the sausage and fry another 15 minutes. Add the mushrooms, stir, and cook 10 minutes more. Add this mixture to your pot of soup, add the prepared meatballs, stir, cover and simmer several hours until carrots are tender..

Pour soup base ingredients into HUGE stockpot. Add the barley, carrots, bell peppers, beans, and corn See. See great recipes for Maggie's Magnificent Meatball Minestrone Soup too! Reviewed by millions of home cooks. The day before required, put shin of beef on bone, water and beans into a large saucepan.