This recipe is an American’s version of Italian Wedding Soup. The reason we call it “wedding soup” is because of the Italian phrase minestra maritata, meaning “married soup”. They say the flavors produce a marriage with the delicious blend of broth, meat and vegetables. Adding freshly grated parmesan is the final touch if you’re a cheese person!
Extras that I sometimes add are navy beans, bok choy or collard greens to give it a Southener’s twist. You can also make this a vegetarian soup and use chick peas as a meat substitution. A tip I always give when cooking is: always use a wooden spatula. Like a cast iron pan, it flavors the food amazingly! I added some kitchen tools at the bottom from Williams Sonoma to complete the experience.
Tools to help