Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Dirt Cheap Dinners Sausage and Turkey Meatballs in Broth with Escarole and Pastina

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      Sausage and Turkey Meatballs in Broth with Escarole and Pastina:035:
      4 cups light meat broth
      2/3 cup pastina — orzo, etc. or use barley
      1/4 lg escarole, washed well, cut across and shredded
      salt and pepper to taste
      For Meatballs:
      6 oz raw ground turkey
      3 oz lean sweet Italian sausage meat
      1/4 cup bread crumbs
      1/4 tsp ground fennel seeds
      1 tbs parsley
      1/8 tsp salt
      1 ewgg white
      1/2 small onion, grated
      In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the meatballs, using your hands to mix everything together well. Form the mixture into small meatballs about the size of a large grape. Set aside. Bring the broth to a boil. Stir in the pastina and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the meatballs and the escarole. Cook until the meatballs and escarole are tender, 3-4 minutes. Remove from the heat, check for salt and add pepper. Serve immediately. Serves 4 = about 260 calories.
      this is filling!

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Dirt Cheap Dinners Sausage and Turkey Meatballs in Broth with Escarole and Pastina