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Swiss Chard and Meatball Soup

Quick, easy and great for a cold winter day. Serve this with some fresh crusty bread and a salad for a weeknight supper

April 8th, 2012

Submitted by Lee Cowan, Tignish, P.E.I.
Recipe tested by Diana Powell

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
  • 1 litre chicken broth
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 454 grams small cooked meatballs (homemade or frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 can white beans (kidney or navy)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Combine all of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

  2. If desired, top with 1 tablespoon shaved or grated hard Italian cheese like Asiago or Parmesan.

Swiss Chard and Meatball Soup
Photography by Diana Powell

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