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Lamb Meatballs and Rice Soup

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 6
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Ingredients

For the meatballs

1
pound ground lamb meat
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/4
cups bread crumbs
4
tablespoons green onion, finely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
1
egg

For the soup

5
cups vegetable or beef broth
1/2
cup peas
1/2
cup green beans
1/2
cup carrots, peeled and cubed
1/2
cup rinsed rice
Chopped cilantro

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
434.1
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18.9g
29%
Saturated Fat
7.7g
38%
Cholesterol
85.4mg
28%
Sodium
655.2mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
43.5g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5.5g
22%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
21.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
26.60%
27%
Calcium
9.70%
10%
Iron
21.60%
22%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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In order to achieve consistently-sized meatballs, wet your hands before forming.

Directions

  • 1 Mix all of the meatball ingredients in a bowl. Make medium-sized meatballs. In a pot, heat up the broth over medium heat. Add the vegetables and meatballs, cook for 20 minutes.
  • 2 Add the rice and cook for another 15 minutes. Add chopped cilantro and serve.

Today I bring you a lamb meatball and rice soup, perfect for the whole family, because who doesn’t like meatballs? Whether beef, chicken, turkey, or lamb (like the ones we’ll make today), there’s something about those little balls of ground meat that makes them irresistible! Meatballs are an excellent way for children to eat meat. The combination of lamb meatballs, vegetables, and rice makes this soup both whole-some and delicious.

Rate and Comment

Erica Dinho Erica Dinho
September 20, 2016

Today I bring you a lamb meatball and rice soup, perfect for the whole family, because who doesn’t like meatballs? Whether beef, chicken, turkey, or lamb (like the ones we’ll make today), there’s something about those little balls of ground meat that makes them irresistible! Meatballs are an excellent way for children to eat meat. The combination of lamb meatballs, vegetables, and rice makes this soup both whole-some and delicious.