Meatball Soup! You will need a batch of Meatballs from last weeks post ready to go for this recipe.
1 - 15 oz can garbanzo beans (chick peas), rinsed & drained
1 - 14 oz can beef broth
1 - 14 oz can Italian-style stewed tomatoes
1 1/2 c water
1 c sliced fresh mushrooms (I have used canned too)
1 tsp dried Italian seasoning
1/4 c orzo pasta
1/2 to 1 (1o oz.) package of frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well-drained (we use a whole pkg.)
Meatballs! - one batch cooked and ready to go
In large saucepan, stir together garbanzo beans, broth, undrained tomatoes, water, mushrooms, and Italian seasoning. Bring to boiling. Add pasta. Return to boiling, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10-12 minutes or until pasta is tender. Stir in spinach and meatballs. Cook for 1-2 minutes more or just until spinach is wilted.