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Polpette Di Pollo in Brodo(Chicken Balls in Soup)















Trans-fat Free


10 cups chicken broth
Chicken balls
1 pound ground chicken
2 slices bread
whole grain, crumbled
3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
1 each eggs
lightly beaten
1 teaspoon garlic
1 teaspoon lemon zest
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
1 x salt and black pepper
to taste
1 x Parmesan cheese
freshly grated, to taste
1 x parsley leaves
fresh, chopped, to taste


In a mixing bowl combine the chicken ball ingredients and mix forming into balls the size of walnuts.

Bring the broth to a full boil, carefully drop in the balls, cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 6 to 7 minutes, or until just tender but not overcooked.

Serve the soup hot, garnished with a light sprinkling of Parmesan and parsley.

Lean turkey can be substituted for the chicken.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 744g (26.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 41729% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 147mg 49%
Sodium 1104mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 87g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 10% Iron 17%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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